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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 102° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.91 meters/second, 1493.7 km/hour, 928.1 miles/hour or 806.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.2"927.82 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.32 minorth927.83 mi
24 hours15° 15' 24.9"985.76 mieast0° 50' 44.3"58.18 minorth990.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungThu 11:56 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:56 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 11:56 AM1837 km1142 miles992 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 12:56 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmSoutheast SE
BengkuluThu 11:56 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth N
SurabayaThu 11:56 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 12:56 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
PontianakThu 11:56 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeThu 12:56 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth N
MakassarThu 12:56 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNortheast NE

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