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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: 40%

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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 00' North, Longitude: 95° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.36 meters/second, 1538.5 km/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.93 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.4"955.73 miwest0° 04' 50.6"5.55 misouth955.97 mi
24 hours11° 16' 04.9"741.38 mieast2° 18' 21.9"158.58 misouth762.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YangonWed 5:32 PM171 km107 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
NaypyidawWed 5:32 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MawlamyineWed 5:32 PM309 km192 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chiang MaiWed 6:02 PM412 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
MandalayWed 5:32 PM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaweiWed 5:32 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
Nakhon SawanWed 6:02 PM586 km364 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChittagongWed 5:02 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokWed 6:02 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSoutheast SE
Luang PrabangWed 6:02 PM762 km473 miles411 nmEast-northeast ENE

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