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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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 109° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.5"997.97 miwest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 misouth997.88 mi
24 hours11° 54' 33.3"818.93 mieast4° 22' 03.9"300.19 misouth868.25 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 AM70 km44 miles38 nmSouth S
TegalFri 3:18 AM85 km53 miles46 nmSouthwest SW
SemarangFri 3:18 AM120 km75 miles65 nmSoutheast SE
CirebonFri 3:18 AM128 km80 miles69 nmWest-southwest WSW
KudusFri 3:18 AM145 km90 miles78 nmEast-southeast ESE
TasikmalayaFri 3:18 AM188 km117 miles102 nmSouthwest SW
YogyakartaFri 3:18 AM191 km118 miles103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SurakartaFri 3:18 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSoutheast SE
BandungFri 3:18 AM231 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
MadiunFri 3:18 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSoutheast SE
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