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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: 52%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 00' South, Longitude: 100° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.18 meters/second, 1599.1 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.1"993.44 miwest0° 11' 11.0"12.81 misouth993.29 mi
24 hours12° 14' 25.8"838.45 mieast4° 17' 29.4"294.95 misouth883.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 5:58 AM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BantamSat 5:28 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
Bandar LampungSat 5:58 AM617 km384 miles333 nmEast-northeast ENE
The SettlementSat 5:58 AM649 km403 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerangSat 5:58 AM678 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangSat 5:58 AM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 5:58 AM747 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
BekasiSat 5:58 AM764 km475 miles412 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 5:58 AM814 km506 miles439 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangSat 5:58 AM914 km568 miles494 nmNortheast NE

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