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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: 88%

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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' North, Longitude: 101° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.40 meters/second, 1560.3 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"969.29 miwest0° 07' 02.4"8.07 minorth969.06 mi
24 hours11° 53' 51.4"795.15 mieast2° 25' 07.7"166.32 minorth807.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nakhon RatchasimaMon 2:44 AM99 km62 miles54 nmEast E
Nakhon SawanMon 2:44 AM139 km87 miles75 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokMon 2:44 AM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PattayaMon 2:44 AM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth S
Khon KaenMon 2:44 AM240 km149 miles130 nmNortheast NE
BattambangMon 2:44 AM300 km186 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
Udon ThaniMon 2:44 AM321 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DaweiMon 2:14 AM337 km210 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
Siem ReapMon 2:44 AM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-southeast ESE
VientianeMon 2:44 AM366 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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