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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: 26%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 08:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 117° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.41 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.1"960.36 miwest0° 08' 21.8"9.59 minorth960.75 mi
24 hours12° 52' 11.8"855.65 mieast3° 41' 46.6"254.12 minorth899.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MataramSun 4:16 PM831 km517 miles449 nmNorth N
DenpasarSun 4:16 PM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RabaSun 4:16 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingarajaSun 4:16 PM903 km561 miles487 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeSun 4:16 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KupangSun 4:16 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNortheast NE
MalangSun 3:16 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSun 3:16 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaSun 3:16 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSun 4:16 PM1234 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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