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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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 09' North, Longitude: 93° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 meters/second, 1613.8 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.2"1002.72 miwest0° 12' 34.1"14.40 misouth1002.83 mi
24 hours12° 19' 47.2"852.92 mieast5° 03' 24.3"347.47 misouth920.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSat 10:28 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanSat 10:28 AM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 11:28 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohSat 11:28 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluSat 10:28 AM1110 km690 miles600 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSat 11:28 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmEast E
PalembangSat 10:28 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 8:58 AM1641 km1019 miles886 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboSat 8:58 AM1647 km1024 miles889 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSat 10:28 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmEast-southeast ESE
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