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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 118° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.8"976.78 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 minorth977.18 mi
24 hours12° 48' 00.5"865.23 mieast4° 29' 07.5"308.28 minorth924.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaSun 1:30 PM427 km265 miles230 nmNorth N
MataramSun 1:30 PM468 km291 miles252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarSun 1:30 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
EndeSun 1:30 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNortheast NE
SingarajaSun 1:30 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
KupangSun 1:30 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangSun 12:30 PM762 km473 miles411 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSun 1:30 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 12:30 PM814 km506 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiSun 2:30 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
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