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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: 36%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 08' South, Longitude: 100° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.76 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.7"999.23 miwest0° 11' 51.7"13.58 misouth999.17 mi
24 hours12° 14' 07.2"842.95 mieast4° 38' 59.7"319.54 misouth897.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 7:16 AM280 km174 miles151 nmEast-northeast ENE
PadangSat 7:16 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth N
JambiSat 7:16 AM551 km342 miles298 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 7:16 AM567 km353 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bandar LampungSat 7:16 AM571 km355 miles308 nmEast E
PekanbaruSat 7:16 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SerangSat 7:16 AM678 km421 miles366 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangSat 7:16 AM744 km463 miles402 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 7:16 AM750 km466 miles405 nmEast E
BekasiSat 7:16 AM772 km480 miles417 nmEast E
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