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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 109° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 meters/second, 1606.2 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 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.6"997.91 miwest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 misouth997.82 mi
24 hours11° 54' 31.9"818.85 mieast4° 22' 04.9"300.19 misouth868.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PekalonganFri 3:18 AM76 km47 miles41 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SemarangFri 3:18 AM100 km62 miles54 nmSoutheast SE
TegalFri 3:18 AM106 km66 miles57 nmSouthwest SW
KudusFri 3:18 AM118 km73 miles64 nmEast-southeast ESE
CirebonFri 3:18 AM156 km97 miles84 nmWest-southwest WSW
SurakartaFri 3:18 AM177 km110 miles96 nmSoutheast SE
YogyakartaFri 3:18 AM179 km111 miles97 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TasikmalayaFri 3:18 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
MadiunFri 3:18 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSoutheast SE
BandungFri 3:18 AM260 km161 miles140 nmWest-southwest WSW

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