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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: 80%
Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:56 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 28' North
Longitude: 98° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.98 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.8"957.18 miwest0° 04' 50.5"5.55 minorth956.98 mi
24 hours11° 51' 58.6"783.13 mieast1° 30' 38.7"103.91 minorth786.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Chiang MaiTue 3:44 AM163 km102 miles88 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YangonTue 3:14 AM242 km150 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
NaypyidawTue 3:14 AM344 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
VientianeTue 3:44 AM460 km286 miles248 nmEast E
BangkokTue 3:44 AM476 km295 miles257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Udon ThaniTue 3:44 AM477 km296 miles258 nmEast E
Luang PrabangTue 3:44 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNortheast NE
Khon KaenTue 3:44 AM496 km308 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
MandalayTue 3:14 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PattayaTue 3:44 AM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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