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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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 14' South, Longitude: 112° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.20 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"997.97 miwest0° 11' 18.4"12.95 misouth997.88 mi
24 hours11° 54' 21.0"818.68 mieast4° 22' 12.9"300.34 misouth868.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SurabayaFri 3:08 AM140 km87 miles76 nmSoutheast SE
KudusFri 3:08 AM146 km91 miles79 nmWest-southwest WSW
MadiunFri 3:08 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KediriFri 3:08 AM186 km116 miles101 nmSouth S
SurakartaFri 3:08 AM194 km121 miles105 nmSouthwest SW
SemarangFri 3:08 AM196 km122 miles106 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalangFri 3:08 AM210 km131 miles113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YogyakartaFri 3:08 AM251 km156 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
PekalonganFri 3:08 AM275 km171 miles148 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegalFri 3:08 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW

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