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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 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 97° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.0"999.16 miwest0° 11' 51.6"13.58 misouth999.09 mi
24 hours12° 14' 27.2"843.28 mieast4° 38' 53.0"319.41 misouth897.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 7:26 AM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
PadangSat 7:26 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 7:26 AM849 km528 miles458 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 7:26 AM978 km607 miles528 nmNorth N
SingaporeSat 8:26 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruSat 8:26 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNortheast NE
Pangkal PinangSat 7:26 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 8:26 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 7:26 AM1045 km650 miles564 nmEast E
BandungSat 7:26 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmEast E

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