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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 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° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.19 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.2"993.45 miwest0° 11' 11.0"12.81 misouth993.30 mi
24 hours12° 14' 23.9"838.42 mieast4° 17' 30.5"294.98 misouth883.89 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 AM501 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Bandar LampungSat 5:58 AM591 km367 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
BantamSat 5:28 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
The SettlementSat 5:58 AM623 km387 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerangSat 5:58 AM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 5:58 AM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangSat 5:58 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNortheast NE
BekasiSat 5:58 AM735 km457 miles397 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 5:58 AM784 km487 miles423 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangSat 5:58 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNortheast NE
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