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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: 12%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 117° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.25 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.4"968.99 miwest0° 09' 43.0"11.13 minorth969.39 mi
24 hours12° 52' 23.2"863.55 mieast4° 10' 26.4"286.91 minorth916.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MataramSun 2:56 PM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
DenpasarSun 2:56 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RabaSun 2:56 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingarajaSun 2:56 PM699 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeSun 2:56 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNortheast NE
MalangSun 1:56 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
KupangSun 2:56 PM839 km522 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSun 1:56 PM892 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaSun 1:56 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSun 2:56 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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