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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, September 14, 2012 at 03:28:00 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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' North, Longitude: 101° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.9"993.90 miwest0° 11' 26.0"13.10 misouth994.21 mi
24 hours11° 54' 13.5"815.59 mieast4° 47' 00.2"328.69 misouth882.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hat YaiFri 10:28 AM155 km96 miles84 nmSouthwest SW
Alor SetarFri 11:28 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
George TownFri 11:28 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PhuketFri 10:28 AM348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
IpohFri 11:28 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth S
SihanoukvilleFri 10:28 AM371 km231 miles200 nmNortheast NE
KuantanFri 11:28 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cần ThơFri 10:28 AM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 11:28 AM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
Phnom PenhFri 10:28 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
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