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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: 8%
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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 02:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 48' South
Longitude: 107° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.05 meters/second, 1526.6 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.0"948.33 miwest0° 07' 11.8"8.25 misouth948.05 mi
24 hours14° 48' 32.3"975.42 mieast2° 16' 32.8"156.54 misouth981.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementTue 9:26 AM841 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaTue 9:26 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungTue 9:26 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth N
MalangTue 9:26 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangTue 9:26 AM1229 km763 miles663 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaTue 9:26 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarTue 10:26 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
JakartaTue 9:26 AM1295 km804 miles699 nmNorth N
BengkuluTue 9:26 AM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangTue 9:26 AM1673 km1040 miles903 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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