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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: 16%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' South, Longitude: 117° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.08 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.8"968.50 miwest0° 09' 45.9"11.19 misouth968.22 mi
24 hours13° 56' 48.7"935.64 mieast3° 28' 59.6"239.51 misouth958.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaMon 8:46 AM633 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
MataramMon 8:46 AM643 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarMon 8:46 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeMon 8:46 AM713 km443 miles385 nmNortheast NE
SingarajaMon 8:46 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangMon 8:46 AM758 km471 miles409 nmNortheast NE
MalangMon 7:46 AM881 km547 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaMon 7:46 AM944 km587 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiMon 9:46 AM962 km598 miles519 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarMon 8:46 AM1007 km625 miles543 nmNorth N

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