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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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' North, Longitude: 102° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.08 meters/second, 1602.3 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.5"995.56 miwest0° 10' 02.1"11.49 minorth995.42 mi
24 hours11° 10' 18.7"765.16 mieast3° 47' 10.1"260.24 minorth804.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hat YaiTue 9:54 AM264 km164 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
SihanoukvilleTue 9:54 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alor SetarTue 10:54 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSouthwest SW
George TownTue 10:54 AM388 km241 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
Cần ThơTue 9:54 AM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohTue 10:54 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Phnom PenhTue 9:54 AM462 km287 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhuketTue 9:54 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
KuantanTue 10:54 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
Ho Chi MinhTue 9:54 AM540 km336 miles292 nmNortheast NE
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