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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 89° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.22 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.5"968.92 miwest0° 09' 35.1"10.98 minorth969.32 mi
24 hours13° 05' 15.3"878.09 mieast4° 09' 58.8"286.39 minorth930.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:10 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:10 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 11:10 AM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmWest-northwest WNW
BandungSat 12:10 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 1:10 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:10 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 10:40 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 10:40 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 12:10 PM2609 km1621 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSat 12:10 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNortheast NE

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