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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 Friday, September 20, 2013 at 17:38:00 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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 20, 2013 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' North, Longitude: 107° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.66 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.6"994.56 miwest0° 10' 31.0"12.05 minorth994.43 mi
24 hours11° 55' 44.2"818.12 mieast3° 56' 28.3"270.87 minorth857.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cần ThơSat 12:38 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNorthwest NW
Ho Chi MinhSat 12:38 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nha TrangSat 12:38 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Phnom PenhSat 12:38 AM553 km344 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
SihanoukvilleSat 12:38 AM585 km363 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
KuantanSat 1:38 AM642 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
KuchingSat 1:38 AM714 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kuala BelaitSat 1:38 AM780 km485 miles421 nmEast-southeast ESE
Siem ReapSat 12:38 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BattambangSat 12:38 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNorthwest NW

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