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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: 3%

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 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' North, Longitude: 106° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.71 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.6"983.50 miwest0° 08' 44.8"10.02 minorth983.29 mi
24 hours11° 18' 37.9"765.52 mieast3° 11' 56.8"219.94 minorth791.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ho Chi MinhWed 10:24 AM133 km82 miles72 nmSouth S
Phnom PenhWed 10:24 AM178 km111 miles96 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cần ThơWed 10:24 AM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nha TrangWed 10:24 AM293 km182 miles158 nmEast E
SihanoukvilleWed 10:24 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-southwest WSW
PakseWed 10:24 AM360 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangWed 10:24 AM382 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
Da NangWed 10:24 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuếWed 10:24 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SavannakhetWed 10:24 AM545 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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