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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: 4%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' South, Longitude: 91° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.04 meters/second, 1497.7 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 23.2"930.35 miwest0° 02' 06.1"2.41 minorth930.46 mi
24 hours14° 55' 01.0"965.53 mieast1° 31' 48.4"105.25 minorth975.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JakartaThu 11:20 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 11:20 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 9:20 AM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaThu 10:20 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmWest-northwest WNW
PerthThu 12:20 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeThu 12:20 PM2759 km1715 miles1490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurThu 12:20 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 12:20 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakThu 11:20 AM2975 km1849 miles1606 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 9:50 AM3313 km2059 miles1789 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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