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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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 00' South, Longitude: 91° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 08.7"0.17 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.1"958.72 miwest0° 08' 43.9"10.01 minorth959.12 mi
24 hours13° 34' 38.6"902.84 mieast3° 53' 50.8"267.94 minorth949.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 1:24 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 1:24 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 1:24 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 12:24 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeSat 2:24 PM2355 km1464 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:24 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 1:24 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSat 1:24 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 2:24 PM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:24 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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