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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: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 113° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.56 meters/second, 1528.4 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.4"949.50 miwest0° 07' 23.2"8.47 minorth949.86 mi
24 hours13° 49' 32.2"911.29 mieast3° 25' 19.9"235.31 minorth949.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarSat 2:14 PM1018 km632 miles550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 1:14 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 1:14 PM1153 km716 miles622 nmNorth N
SurakartaSat 1:14 PM1153 km716 miles622 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SemarangSat 1:14 PM1223 km760 miles660 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungSat 1:14 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 1:14 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 2:14 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 2:14 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmSouth S
DiliSat 3:14 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNortheast NE

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