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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 109° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.42 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.67 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 13.4"940.19 miwest0° 05' 35.9"6.42 minorth940.48 mi
24 hours14° 24' 32.0"941.62 mieast2° 49' 20.0"194.09 minorth968.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalangFri 11:10 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaFri 11:10 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth N
DenpasarFri 12:10 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangFri 11:10 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 11:10 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungFri 11:10 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmNorth N
JakartaFri 11:10 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 12:10 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalembangFri 11:10 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluFri 11:10 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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