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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: 45%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:42 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 11, 2012 at 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 20' North
Longitude: 113° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.63 meters/second, 1618.7 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 51.3"1005.78 miwest0° 11' 13.0"12.85 minorth1005.77 mi
24 hours10° 25' 16.5"719.67 mieast4° 21' 11.3"299.15 minorth777.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriTue 6:42 AM117 km73 miles63 nmNorth N
Kuala BelaitTue 6:42 AM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pekan TutongTue 6:42 AM179 km111 miles97 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 6:42 AM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kota KinabaluTue 6:42 AM375 km233 miles202 nmNortheast NE
KuchingTue 6:42 AM447 km278 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
SamarindaTue 6:42 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSoutheast SE
BalikpapanTue 6:42 AM600 km373 miles324 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Palangka RayaTue 5:42 AM614 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
PontianakTue 5:42 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
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