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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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' North, Longitude: 105° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.3"1002.68 miwest0° 12' 33.3"14.38 misouth1002.79 mi
24 hours12° 18' 47.6"851.70 mieast5° 03' 22.2"347.40 misouth919.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tanjung PinangSat 9:38 AM104 km65 miles56 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeSat 10:38 AM181 km112 miles97 nmNorthwest NW
Johor BahruSat 10:38 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
JambiSat 9:38 AM273 km170 miles147 nmSouthwest SW
Pangkal PinangSat 9:38 AM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalembangSat 9:38 AM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth S
Malacca CitySat 10:38 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
PekanbaruSat 9:38 AM414 km257 miles223 nmWest W
KuantanSat 10:38 AM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerembanSat 10:38 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNorthwest NW

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