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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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 00' North, Longitude: 100° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.61 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.3"983.28 miwest0° 08' 43.5"10.00 minorth983.07 mi
24 hours11° 18' 47.6"765.54 mieast3° 11' 17.8"219.20 minorth791.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hua HinWed 10:48 AM102 km63 miles55 nmNorthwest NW
PattayaWed 10:48 AM105 km65 miles56 nmNorth N
BangkokWed 10:48 AM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth N
BattambangWed 10:48 AM297 km185 miles161 nmEast-northeast ENE
SihanoukvilleWed 10:48 AM344 km214 miles186 nmEast-southeast ESE
DaweiWed 10:18 AM355 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
Nakhon RatchasimaWed 10:48 AM362 km225 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Siem ReapWed 10:48 AM376 km233 miles203 nmEast-northeast ENE
Nakhon SawanWed 10:48 AM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
Phnom PenhWed 10:48 AM462 km287 miles250 nmEast E
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