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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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 29' South, Longitude: 100° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.1"978.59 miwest0° 10' 39.1"12.20 minorth978.98 mi
24 hours13° 13' 07.0"896.15 mieast4° 30' 10.2"309.48 minorth953.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamWed 12:46 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
The SettlementWed 1:16 AM607 km377 miles328 nmEast E
BengkuluWed 1:16 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 1:16 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE
BekasiWed 1:16 AM946 km588 miles511 nmNortheast NE
BandungWed 1:16 AM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangWed 1:16 AM1066 km662 miles576 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangWed 1:16 AM1227 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurakartaWed 1:16 AM1246 km775 miles673 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangWed 1:16 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmEast-northeast ENE

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