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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 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' South, Longitude: 97° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 45.4"997.56 miwest0° 11' 16.8"12.92 misouth997.46 mi
24 hours11° 55' 35.7"819.81 mieast4° 21' 18.8"299.31 misouth868.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 4:08 AM603 km375 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
BantamFri 3:38 AM633 km394 miles342 nmSouth S
PalembangFri 4:08 AM891 km553 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE
The SettlementFri 4:08 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaFri 4:08 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 5:08 AM1106 km688 miles597 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 4:08 AM1114 km692 miles602 nmNorth N
BandungFri 4:08 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 5:08 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangFri 4:08 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmEast E

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