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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: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' South, Longitude: 105° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.8"956.15 miwest0° 08' 37.6"9.89 misouth955.85 mi
24 hours14° 41' 43.0"975.66 mieast2° 53' 07.4"198.45 misouth988.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementTue 10:56 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth N
BandungTue 10:56 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaTue 10:56 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaTue 10:56 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmNorth N
SemarangTue 10:56 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangTue 10:56 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaTue 10:56 AM1266 km786 miles683 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarTue 11:56 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluTue 10:56 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangTue 10:56 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmNorth N
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