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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 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 97° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.1"958.40 miwest0° 08' 41.6"9.96 minorth958.80 mi
24 hours13° 35' 27.7"903.48 mieast3° 53' 03.3"267.04 minorth949.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSat 12:30 PM437 km271 miles236 nmNorth N
BengkuluSat 1:00 PM1470 km913 miles793 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 1:00 PM1525 km947 miles823 nmNortheast NE
BandungSat 1:00 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 1:00 PM1671 km1039 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 1:00 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSat 1:00 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 2:00 PM2057 km1278 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 2:00 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:00 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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