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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 phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 108° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.73 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.65 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.2"938.60 miwest0° 05' 25.1"6.21 misouth938.36 mi
24 hours15° 10' 10.4"990.49 mieast1° 28' 12.5"101.13 misouth991.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementWed 11:46 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaWed 11:46 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 11:46 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungWed 11:46 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorth N
SemarangWed 11:46 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 12:46 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaWed 11:46 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 11:46 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth N
PerthWed 12:46 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengkuluWed 11:46 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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