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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' North, Longitude: 103° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.07 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.4"964.05 miwest0° 06' 24.4"7.34 minorth963.81 mi
24 hours11° 35' 42.3"769.96 mieast2° 10' 24.1"149.46 minorth779.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khon KaenFri 1:28 PM76 km47 miles41 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sakon NakhonFri 1:28 PM118 km73 miles64 nmNortheast NE
SavannakhetFri 1:28 PM134 km83 miles72 nmEast-northeast ENE
Udon ThaniFri 1:28 PM146 km91 miles79 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Wanon NiwatFri 1:28 PM151 km94 miles82 nmNorth N
VientianeFri 1:28 PM210 km131 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nakhon RatchasimaFri 1:28 PM210 km131 miles114 nmSouthwest SW
PakseFri 1:28 PM276 km171 miles149 nmEast-southeast ESE
Siem ReapFri 1:28 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth S
BattambangFri 1:28 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth S

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