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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' North, Longitude: 104° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.23 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.5"991.33 miwest0° 09' 48.0"11.22 minorth991.16 mi
24 hours11° 21' 25.1"774.95 mieast3° 39' 12.4"251.12 minorth810.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cần ThơWed 11:48 AM117 km73 miles63 nmNortheast NE
SihanoukvilleWed 11:48 AM199 km124 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
Phnom PenhWed 11:48 AM236 km147 miles128 nmNorth N
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:48 AM247 km154 miles133 nmNortheast NE
BattambangWed 11:48 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Siem ReapWed 11:48 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hat YaiWed 11:48 AM558 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nha TrangWed 11:48 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
PattayaWed 11:48 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
Alor SetarWed 12:48 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouthwest SW

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