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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: 15%

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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 15' South, Longitude: 105° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.78 meters/second, 1558.0 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.0"967.83 miwest0° 09' 41.9"11.11 misouth967.55 mi
24 hours13° 58' 39.8"937.15 mieast3° 27' 01.4"237.25 misouth959.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementMon 8:36 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth N
BandungMon 8:36 AM833 km517 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BekasiMon 8:36 AM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth N
JakartaMon 8:36 AM903 km561 miles487 nmNorth N
SurakartaMon 8:36 AM920 km572 miles497 nmNortheast NE
SemarangMon 8:36 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangMon 8:36 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 8:36 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 9:36 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluMon 8:36 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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