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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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' South, Longitude: 111° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.2"1002.45 miwest0° 11' 47.0"13.49 misouth1002.47 mi
24 hours12° 05' 20.7"835.49 mieast4° 39' 45.2"320.38 misouth892.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Palangka RayaTue 10:56 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast E
BanjarmasinTue 11:56 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakTue 10:56 PM390 km242 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
KuchingTue 11:56 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KudusTue 10:56 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SemarangTue 10:56 PM535 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SurabayaTue 10:56 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth S
BalikpapanTue 11:56 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast-northeast ENE
PekalonganTue 10:56 PM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MadiunTue 10:56 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth S

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