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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 97° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.3"950.31 miwest0° 07' 30.6"8.61 minorth950.68 mi
24 hours13° 47' 01.9"909.21 mieast3° 27' 47.6"238.13 minorth947.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSat 1:50 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth N
BandungSat 2:20 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 2:20 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 2:20 PM1602 km996 miles865 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 2:20 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 2:20 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSat 2:20 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarSat 3:20 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 3:20 PM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 2:20 PM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmNortheast NE
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