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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 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 103° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.48 meters/second, 1538.9 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.1"955.94 miwest0° 08' 36.4"9.86 misouth955.64 mi
24 hours14° 42' 00.4"975.78 mieast2° 52' 33.8"197.79 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 11:08 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungTue 11:08 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaTue 11:08 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaTue 11:08 AM1293 km803 miles698 nmNortheast NE
SemarangTue 11:08 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluTue 11:08 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth N
MalangTue 11:08 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaTue 11:08 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmNortheast NE
PalembangTue 11:08 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth N
DenpasarTue 12:08 PM1575 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE

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