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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: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' South, Longitude: 91° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.95 meters/second, 1573.0 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.29 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.1"977.19 miwest0° 10' 01.5"11.49 misouth976.94 mi
24 hours13° 03' 23.9"881.63 mieast3° 40' 48.5"253.01 misouth910.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSun 6:56 AM579 km360 miles312 nmEast E
BengkuluSun 7:26 AM1521 km945 miles822 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 7:26 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 7:26 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 7:26 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSun 7:26 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSun 8:26 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 8:26 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaSun 6:26 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmWest-northwest WNW
SurabayaSun 7:26 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE

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