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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 04:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' North, Longitude: 94° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.51 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 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' 53.9"983.04 miwest0° 08' 41.9"9.97 minorth982.83 mi
24 hours11° 18' 58.0"765.55 mieast3° 10' 35.5"218.39 minorth791.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairWed 9:44 AM212 km132 miles114 nmWest-southwest WSW
DaweiWed 10:44 AM467 km290 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
YangonWed 10:44 AM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MawlamyineWed 10:44 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNortheast NE
PhuketWed 11:14 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSoutheast SE
BangkokWed 11:14 AM686 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
Banda AcehWed 11:14 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth S
Nakhon SawanWed 11:14 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
NaypyidawWed 10:44 AM869 km540 miles469 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hat YaiWed 11:14 AM870 km541 miles470 nmSoutheast SE
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