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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 09:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, November 25, 2011 at 6:11 AM
This phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 2, 2011 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' South, Longitude: 120° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.96 meters/second, 1619.8 km/hour, 1006.5 miles/hour or 874.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.2"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.78 mi
1 hour14° 34' 11.8"1006.45 miwest0° 11' 37.4"13.31 minorth1006.62 mi
24 hours10° 11' 54.2"704.48 mieast4° 37' 57.4"318.30 minorth773.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RantepaoFri 5:52 PM68 km42 miles37 nmWest W
MamujuFri 5:52 PM183 km114 miles99 nmWest W
PaluFri 5:52 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KendariFri 5:52 PM249 km155 miles135 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarFri 5:52 PM268 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BalikpapanFri 5:52 PM451 km281 miles244 nmWest-northwest WNW
SamarindaFri 5:52 PM464 km288 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloFri 5:52 PM482 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
RabaFri 5:52 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BanjarmasinFri 5:52 PM659 km409 miles356 nmWest W
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