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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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 90° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.77 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 18.0"940.98 miwest0° 05' 46.8"6.62 minorth941.28 mi
24 hours14° 22' 17.6"939.89 mieast2° 53' 11.8"198.52 minorth968.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JakartaFri 12:30 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
BandungFri 12:30 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 11:30 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:30 AM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeFri 1:30 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM2755 km1712 miles1487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 1:30 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthFri 1:30 PM2938 km1826 miles1587 nmSoutheast SE
PontianakFri 12:30 PM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:00 AM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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