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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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 15' South, Longitude: 101° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.76 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.4"958.82 miwest0° 08' 08.9"9.34 misouth958.53 mi
24 hours13° 53' 24.4"922.48 mieast2° 46' 34.8"190.93 misouth935.28 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 7:36 AM751 km467 miles405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungMon 7:36 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 7:36 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaMon 7:36 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmNortheast NE
SemarangMon 7:36 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluMon 7:36 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorth N
MalangMon 7:36 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNortheast NE
PalembangMon 7:36 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaMon 7:36 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 8:36 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE

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