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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: 2%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 105° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.28 meters/second, 1502.2 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 06.8"933.17 miwest0° 03' 44.6"4.29 misouth933.00 mi
24 hours15° 18' 09.7"993.80 mieast0° 46' 33.4"53.39 misouth992.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungWed 10:36 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth N
MalangWed 10:36 AM1536 km955 miles829 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 10:36 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorth N
SurabayaWed 10:36 AM1607 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarWed 11:36 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE
PerthWed 11:36 AM1642 km1021 miles887 nmSoutheast SE
BengkuluWed 10:36 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangWed 10:36 AM1903 km1182 miles1028 nmNorth N
MakassarWed 11:36 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmNortheast NE
PontianakWed 10:36 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth N
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