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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 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' South, Longitude: 112° 13' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.2"1002.46 miwest0° 11' 47.0"13.49 misouth1002.47 mi
24 hours12° 05' 19.4"835.46 mieast4° 39' 45.6"320.39 misouth892.61 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 PM192 km119 miles103 nmEast E
BanjarmasinTue 11:56 PM284 km177 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakTue 10:56 PM412 km256 miles223 nmNorthwest NW
KuchingTue 11:56 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KudusTue 10:56 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BalikpapanTue 11:56 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaTue 10:56 PM542 km337 miles293 nmSouth S
SemarangTue 10:56 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PekalonganTue 10:56 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MadiunTue 10:56 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth S
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