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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: 36%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 88° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.11 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.7"946.25 miwest0° 03' 52.5"4.44 misouth946.08 mi
24 hours13° 46' 42.8"903.33 mieast0° 59' 49.6"68.59 misouth903.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 4:46 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandWed 3:46 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaWed 5:46 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungWed 5:46 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeWed 6:46 PM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 6:46 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 4:16 PM2970 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleWed 3:46 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakWed 5:46 PM3081 km1914 miles1663 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarWed 6:46 PM3104 km1928 miles1676 nmEast-northeast ENE
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