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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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 31' North
Longitude: 98° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.13 meters/second, 1595.3 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.4"991.19 miwest0° 09' 46.6"11.20 minorth991.02 mi
24 hours11° 21' 31.4"774.96 mieast3° 38' 34.7"250.42 minorth809.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Na Thon (Ko Samui)Wed 12:14 PM147 km91 miles79 nmEast E
PhuketWed 12:14 PM183 km113 miles99 nmSouth S
Hat YaiWed 12:14 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
Alor SetarWed 1:14 PM423 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PattayaWed 12:14 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
George TownWed 1:14 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DaweiWed 11:44 AM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
BangkokWed 12:14 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SihanoukvilleWed 12:14 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
Banda AcehWed 12:14 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
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