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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 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' North, Longitude: 93° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.05 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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' 42.3"990.94 miwest0° 09' 45.4"11.18 minorth990.76 mi
24 hours11° 21' 36.9"774.87 mieast3° 38' 01.3"249.76 minorth809.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairWed 11:08 AM239 km148 miles129 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Banda AcehWed 12:38 PM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhuketWed 12:38 PM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
YangonWed 12:08 PM862 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hat YaiWed 12:38 PM864 km537 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedanWed 12:38 PM908 km564 miles490 nmSoutheast SE
BangkokWed 12:38 PM931 km578 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
NaypyidawWed 12:08 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurWed 1:38 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmSoutheast SE
Khon KaenWed 12:38 PM1303 km809 miles703 nmNortheast NE

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