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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: 53%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:53 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 23:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 56' South, Longitude: 95° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.90 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.36 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.9"981.58 miwest0° 08' 39.0"9.91 misouth981.37 mi
24 hours12° 16' 06.3"830.33 mieast3° 11' 17.5"219.17 misouth853.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamFri 5:48 AM135 km84 miles73 nmEast E
BengkuluFri 6:18 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 6:18 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangFri 6:18 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmNortheast NE
BandungFri 6:18 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 7:18 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanFri 6:18 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurFri 7:18 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangFri 6:18 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaFri 6:18 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE

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