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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: 12%
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 02' South
Longitude: 93° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.1"1001.57 miwest0° 11' 22.9"13.03 minorth1001.77 mi
24 hours11° 30' 56.2"794.62 mieast4° 34' 32.7"314.42 minorth855.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 10:14 AM973 km604 miles525 nmEast E
MedanSun 10:14 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 11:14 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 10:14 AM1256 km780 miles678 nmEast E
SingaporeSun 11:14 AM1293 km803 miles698 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSun 10:14 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmEast E
BandungSun 10:14 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakSun 10:14 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 8:44 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSun 8:44 AM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmNorthwest NW
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