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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: 53%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 22:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 56' South
Longitude: 112° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.05 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.9"943.92 miwest0° 04' 33.8"5.23 minorth944.15 mi
24 hours13° 33' 44.0"887.53 mieast2° 20' 43.6"161.31 minorth907.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarWed 6:26 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 5:26 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorth N
SurakartaWed 5:26 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth N
SurabayaWed 5:26 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth N
SemarangWed 5:26 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorth N
BandungWed 5:26 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthWed 6:26 AM1486 km924 miles803 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JakartaWed 5:26 AM1534 km953 miles829 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarWed 6:26 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliWed 7:26 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNortheast NE
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