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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: 52%

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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 95° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.30 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.5"944.42 miwest0° 04' 42.1"5.39 minorth944.66 mi
24 hours13° 32' 08.6"886.20 mieast2° 23' 46.7"164.80 minorth907.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluWed 6:36 AM1821 km1132 miles984 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungWed 6:36 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNortheast NE
JakartaWed 6:36 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaWed 6:36 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeWed 7:36 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarWed 7:36 AM2412 km1499 miles1303 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthWed 7:36 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala LumpurWed 7:36 AM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakWed 6:36 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandWed 4:36 AM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmSouthwest SW

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