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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 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° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.65 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' 50.1"969.90 miwest0° 09' 48.1"11.23 minorth970.30 mi
24 hours12° 49' 49.3"861.38 mieast4° 11' 59.1"288.68 minorth915.13 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 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
The SettlementSun 3:06 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 3:06 PM1105 km687 miles597 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 3:06 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 3:06 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorth N
PalembangSun 3:06 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangSun 3:06 PM1336 km830 miles722 nmNortheast NE
SurakartaSun 3:06 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangSun 3:06 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSun 3:06 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmEast-northeast ENE

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