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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' North, Longitude: 111° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.79 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.0"983.61 miwest0° 08' 46.2"10.05 minorth983.40 mi
24 hours11° 18' 29.8"765.45 mieast3° 12' 29.2"220.54 minorth791.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nha TrangWed 10:04 AM239 km148 miles129 nmWest W
Ho Chi MinhWed 10:04 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Da NangWed 10:04 AM572 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
Cần ThơWed 10:04 AM643 km399 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
HuếWed 10:04 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
PakseWed 10:04 AM699 km434 miles377 nmWest-northwest WNW
Phnom PenhWed 10:04 AM703 km437 miles379 nmWest W
Siem ReapWed 10:04 AM830 km516 miles448 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto PrincesaWed 11:04 AM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongWed 11:04 AM865 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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