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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 38%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 104° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"957.92 miwest0° 05' 08.7"5.90 minorth957.71 mi
24 hours11° 32' 58.2"762.01 mieast1° 39' 28.7"114.03 minorth766.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wanon NiwatWed 6:48 AM37 km23 miles20 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sakon NakhonWed 6:48 AM38 km24 miles21 nmSouth S
SavannakhetWed 6:48 AM127 km79 miles68 nmSoutheast SE
Udon ThaniWed 6:48 AM137 km85 miles74 nmWest W
VientianeWed 6:48 AM164 km102 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
Khon KaenWed 6:48 AM178 km110 miles96 nmSouthwest SW
PakseWed 6:48 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSoutheast SE
Xam NeuaWed 6:48 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth N
Luang PrabangWed 6:48 AM334 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
Nakhon RatchasimaWed 6:48 AM350 km218 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
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