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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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 10' South
Longitude: 103° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.25 meters/second, 1502.1 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' 06.2"933.10 miwest0° 03' 43.1"4.27 misouth932.93 mi
24 hours15° 18' 15.4"993.84 mieast0° 45' 55.4"52.66 misouth992.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungWed 10:46 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 10:46 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 10:46 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaWed 10:46 AM1742 km1082 miles940 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarWed 11:46 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNortheast NE
PerthWed 11:46 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmSoutheast SE
BengkuluWed 10:46 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmNorth N
PalembangWed 10:46 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth N
PontianakWed 10:46 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeWed 11:46 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth N
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