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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 phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 24' South, Longitude: 103° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.12 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.2"977.68 miwest0° 10' 22.4"11.88 minorth978.05 mi
24 hours13° 40' 18.0"927.04 mieast4° 25' 42.8"304.36 minorth981.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementFri 12:32 PM278 km173 miles150 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogorFri 12:32 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNortheast NE
SerangFri 12:32 PM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungFri 12:32 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:32 PM699 km434 miles378 nmNortheast NE
BekasiFri 12:32 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:32 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
SemarangFri 12:32 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurakartaFri 12:32 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangFri 12:32 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth N

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