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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' North, Longitude: 95° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.99 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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' 10.2"995.29 miwest0° 10' 00.8"11.47 minorth995.15 mi
24 hours11° 10' 26.1"765.09 mieast3° 46' 34.0"259.53 minorth803.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehTue 10:24 AM290 km180 miles157 nmSouth S
PhuketTue 10:24 AM309 km192 miles167 nmEast E
Port BlairTue 8:54 AM516 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
Hat YaiTue 10:24 AM552 km343 miles298 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alor SetarTue 11:24 AM572 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownTue 11:24 AM604 km376 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedanTue 10:24 AM610 km379 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
IpohTue 11:24 AM725 km451 miles392 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokTue 10:24 AM814 km506 miles440 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurTue 11:24 AM875 km544 miles472 nmSoutheast SE
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