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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 05:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 100° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.69 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 22' 20.9"941.09 miwest0° 03' 37.5"4.16 minorth941.27 mi
24 hours14° 55' 21.4"977.10 mieast2° 05' 02.9"143.33 minorth993.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungWed 12:04 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 12:04 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengkuluWed 12:04 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth N
MalangWed 12:04 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNortheast NE
PalembangWed 12:04 PM1816 km1128 miles981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaWed 12:04 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarWed 1:04 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthWed 1:04 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmSoutheast SE
SingaporeWed 1:04 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth N
PontianakWed 12:04 PM2299 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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