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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: 56%
Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 23:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 57' South
Longitude: 99° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.07 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.18 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.2"970.89 miwest0° 08' 55.0"10.22 minorth971.26 mi
24 hours12° 35' 42.6"845.64 mieast3° 51' 44.2"265.50 minorth892.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamThu 5:34 AM382 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
The SettlementThu 6:04 AM736 km457 miles397 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 6:04 AM1148 km714 miles620 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 6:04 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluThu 6:04 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangThu 6:04 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangThu 6:04 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurakartaThu 6:04 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangThu 6:04 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaThu 6:04 AM1589 km988 miles858 nmEast-northeast ENE
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