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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, October 18, 2013 at 16:38:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' North, Longitude: 102° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.00 meters/second, 1591.2 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.9"988.58 miwest0° 09' 35.1"10.98 minorth988.40 mi
24 hours11° 52' 36.5"809.40 mieast3° 32' 12.8"243.11 minorth840.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SihanoukvilleFri 11:38 PM108 km67 miles59 nmNortheast NE
Phnom PenhFri 11:38 PM292 km181 miles157 nmNortheast NE
Cần ThơFri 11:38 PM318 km197 miles171 nmEast E
BattambangFri 11:38 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth N
Siem ReapFri 11:38 PM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PattayaFri 11:38 PM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hat YaiFri 11:38 PM414 km257 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
Ho Chi MinhFri 11:38 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alor SetarSat 12:38 AM500 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
BangkokFri 11:38 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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