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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: 64%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' South, Longitude: 112° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.57 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.4"1003.30 miwest0° 11' 37.1"13.31 misouth1003.29 mi
24 hours11° 35' 58.2"801.17 mieast4° 35' 35.4"315.62 misouth858.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Palangka RayaFri 4:18 AM152 km94 miles82 nmNortheast NE
BanjarmasinFri 5:18 AM191 km118 miles103 nmEast E
SurabayaFri 4:18 AM460 km286 miles249 nmSouth S
KudusFri 4:18 AM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BalikpapanFri 5:18 AM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-northeast ENE
SemarangFri 4:18 AM510 km317 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MadiunFri 4:18 AM521 km324 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakFri 4:18 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
MalangFri 4:18 AM540 km335 miles292 nmSouth S
SurakartaFri 4:18 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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