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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: 12%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 06:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 08' South, Longitude: 122° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.7"986.59 miwest0° 11' 02.1"12.64 minorth986.92 mi
24 hours12° 59' 24.5"887.22 mieast4° 34' 14.0"314.10 minorth945.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EndeSat 2:32 PM70 km44 miles38 nmWest-northwest WNW
KupangSat 2:32 PM186 km116 miles101 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiSat 3:32 PM332 km206 miles179 nmEast E
DiliSat 3:32 PM373 km232 miles201 nmEast E
SameSat 3:32 PM375 km233 miles203 nmEast E
RabaSat 2:32 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest W
BaucauSat 3:32 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast E
MakassarSat 2:32 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorthwest NW
KendariSat 2:32 PM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth N
MataramSat 2:32 PM678 km421 miles366 nmWest W

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