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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: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' South, Longitude: 91° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.4"1004.38 miwest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 misouth1004.42 mi
24 hours11° 29' 57.7"795.05 mieast4° 36' 08.4"316.24 misouth853.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehThu 3:46 AM908 km564 miles490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanThu 3:46 AM984 km612 miles531 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluThu 3:46 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurThu 4:46 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 4:46 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangThu 3:46 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 2:16 AM1610 km1001 miles869 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 2:16 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaThu 3:46 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungThu 3:46 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast-southeast ESE

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