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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 06:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 100° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.54 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.2"992.44 miwest0° 12' 12.9"13.99 misouth992.30 mi
24 hours12° 56' 28.1"887.55 mieast4° 39' 10.0"319.80 misouth938.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 1:02 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Bandar LampungMon 1:02 PM568 km353 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerangMon 1:02 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
BantamMon 12:32 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
The SettlementMon 1:02 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalembangMon 1:02 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 1:02 PM706 km439 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
BekasiMon 1:02 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast E
BandungMon 1:02 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangMon 1:02 PM855 km531 miles462 nmNortheast NE
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