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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' South, Longitude: 95° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.92 meters/second, 1583.7 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 52.8"983.85 miwest0° 11' 40.1"13.37 misouth983.64 mi
24 hours13° 33' 56.5"923.78 mieast4° 20' 54.1"298.90 misouth964.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamMon 11:32 AM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengkuluMon 12:02 PM990 km615 miles535 nmNortheast NE
PalembangMon 12:02 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 12:02 PM1279 km794 miles690 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 12:02 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 1:02 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
MedanMon 12:02 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:02 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakMon 12:02 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
MalangMon 12:02 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast E
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