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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: 13%

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 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' South, Longitude: 100° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.66 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.2"969.91 miwest0° 09' 48.2"11.23 minorth970.32 mi
24 hours12° 49' 46.8"861.35 mieast4° 12' 00.6"288.71 minorth915.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSun 2:36 PM407 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
The SettlementSun 3:06 PM710 km441 miles383 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 3:06 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 3:06 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 3:06 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 3:06 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangSun 3:06 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurakartaSun 3:06 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangSun 3:06 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSun 3:06 PM1562 km971 miles844 nmEast-northeast ENE

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