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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: 23%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 01:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 52' South, Longitude: 102° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.8"1004.84 miwest0° 11' 17.2"12.92 minorth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 13' 07.4"775.92 mieast4° 27' 36.5"306.45 minorth833.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JambiSun 8:22 AM120 km75 miles65 nmSoutheast SE
PekanbaruSun 8:22 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeSun 9:22 AM263 km164 miles142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tanjung PinangSun 8:22 AM268 km166 miles145 nmNortheast NE
PadangSun 8:22 AM275 km171 miles149 nmWest W
Johor BahruSun 9:22 AM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 8:22 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSoutheast SE
BengkuluSun 8:22 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth S
Malacca CitySun 9:22 AM344 km213 miles186 nmNorth N
Pangkal PinangSun 8:22 AM392 km244 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE

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