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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: 29%

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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 89° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.48 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.9"958.18 miwest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 misouth957.90 mi
24 hours13° 55' 04.5"923.79 mieast2° 44' 22.2"188.40 misouth936.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 8:26 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaMon 7:26 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaMon 8:26 AM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 8:26 AM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 9:26 AM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 9:26 AM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 6:26 AM2668 km1658 miles1440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakMon 8:26 AM2793 km1735 miles1508 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 6:56 AM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarMon 9:26 AM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmEast-northeast ENE

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