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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: 74%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' North, Longitude: 118° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.40 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.9"1005.18 miwest0° 11' 27.3"13.12 misouth1005.31 mi
24 hours11° 11' 35.0"773.87 mieast4° 37' 50.7"318.17 misouth836.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SangattaThu 4:08 AM186 km115 miles100 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaThu 4:08 AM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PaluThu 4:08 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BalikpapanThu 4:08 AM389 km241 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamujuThu 4:08 AM490 km305 miles265 nmSouth S
GorontaloThu 4:08 AM509 km317 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar Seri BegawanThu 4:08 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
Kota KinabaluThu 4:08 AM548 km340 miles296 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pekan TutongThu 4:08 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala BelaitThu 4:08 AM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW

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