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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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' South, Longitude: 111° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.39 meters/second, 1560.2 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.6"969.30 miwest0° 09' 44.8"11.17 minorth969.71 mi
24 hours12° 51' 29.6"862.79 mieast4° 10' 59.0"287.53 minorth916.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalangSun 2:20 PM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
The SettlementSun 2:20 PM723 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
SurakartaSun 2:20 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
DenpasarSun 3:20 PM740 km460 miles400 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSun 2:20 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingarajaSun 3:20 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangSun 2:20 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth N
MataramSun 3:20 PM807 km501 miles436 nmNortheast NE
BandungSun 2:20 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BekasiSun 2:20 PM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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