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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 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: 106° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.79 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' 08.1"967.85 miwest0° 09' 41.9"11.12 misouth967.57 mi
24 hours13° 58' 37.3"937.11 mieast3° 27' 04.1"237.30 misouth959.18 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 AM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth N
BandungMon 8:36 AM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BekasiMon 8:36 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
JakartaMon 8:36 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth N
SurakartaMon 8:36 AM903 km561 miles487 nmNortheast NE
SemarangMon 8:36 AM929 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangMon 8:36 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 8:36 AM1058 km657 miles571 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 9:36 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluMon 8:36 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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