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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: 31%

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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 118° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.09 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.7"1000.05 miwest0° 11' 39.1"13.34 minorth1000.29 mi
24 hours11° 22' 48.3"784.07 mieast4° 39' 47.5"320.41 minorth848.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakassarTue 4:32 PM48 km30 miles26 nmEast E
MamujuTue 4:32 PM268 km167 miles145 nmNorth N
RabaTue 4:32 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth S
KendariTue 4:32 PM412 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
PaluTue 4:32 PM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BalikpapanTue 4:32 PM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MataramTue 4:32 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
EndeTue 4:32 PM510 km317 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
BanjarmasinTue 4:32 PM525 km326 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingarajaTue 4:32 PM542 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
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