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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: 30%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 106° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.88 meters/second, 1544.0 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.0"959.07 miwest0° 08' 10.8"9.37 misouth958.79 mi
24 hours13° 52' 44.3"921.95 mieast2° 47' 27.5"191.94 misouth934.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementMon 7:16 AM643 km399 miles347 nmNorth N
BandungMon 7:16 AM1031 km640 miles556 nmNorth N
SurakartaMon 7:16 AM1055 km656 miles570 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangMon 7:16 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 7:16 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmNorth N
MalangMon 7:16 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 7:16 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 8:16 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluMon 7:16 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangMon 7:16 AM1479 km919 miles798 nmNorth N

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