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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 Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 21:46:00 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 phaseFull MoonSunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:36 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 125° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.66 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"992.32 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 minorth992.65 mi
24 hours11° 00' 50.6"752.25 mieast4° 28' 37.7"307.66 minorth816.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SameSun 6:46 AM13 km8 miles7 nmNorth N
SuaiSun 6:46 AM46 km29 miles25 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliSun 6:46 AM63 km39 miles34 nmNorth N
BaucauSun 6:46 AM116 km72 miles63 nmNortheast NE
KupangSun 5:46 AM252 km157 miles136 nmWest-southwest WSW
EndeSun 5:46 AM437 km271 miles236 nmWest W
AmbonSun 6:46 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KendariSun 5:46 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 7:16 AM679 km422 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
RabaSun 5:46 AM761 km473 miles411 nmWest W
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