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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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' South, Longitude: 102° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.41 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.3"958.13 miwest0° 08' 39.4"9.92 minorth958.52 mi
24 hours13° 36' 10.7"904.04 mieast3° 52' 21.3"266.24 minorth950.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementSat 12:40 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSat 12:40 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:40 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaSat 12:40 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmNortheast NE
SemarangSat 12:40 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:40 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
MalangSat 12:40 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 12:40 PM1479 km919 miles798 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 12:40 PM1510 km938 miles816 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:40 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE

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