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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 21, 2012 at 08:48:00 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: 34%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 115° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.42 meters/second, 1499.1 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.9"931.19 miwest0° 02' 06.8"2.43 misouth931.08 mi
24 hours14° 13' 51.7"919.97 mieast0° 11' 32.4"13.23 misouth919.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaFri 4:48 PM137 km85 miles74 nmEast E
PerthFri 4:48 PM1230 km764 miles664 nmSouth S
DenpasarFri 4:48 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmNorth N
MalangFri 3:48 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaFri 3:48 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 5:48 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNortheast NE
BandungFri 3:48 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 4:48 PM1789 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaFri 5:33 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 6:18 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmEast-northeast ENE

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