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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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 117° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.86 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.9"954.57 miwest0° 06' 02.1"6.92 misouth954.33 mi
24 hours13° 35' 39.7"898.28 mieast1° 55' 16.9"132.14 misouth903.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MataramWed 5:56 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 5:56 PM966 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RabaWed 5:56 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth N
MalangWed 4:56 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 4:56 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaWed 4:56 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 6:56 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmNortheast NE
SemarangWed 4:56 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarWed 5:56 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth N
BandungWed 4:56 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorthwest NW

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