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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 28, 2012 at 15:18:00 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: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 28, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 110° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.75 meters/second, 1619.1 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 36.6"1005.98 miwest0° 11' 30.9"13.19 minorth1006.07 mi
24 hours10° 53' 08.5"752.97 mieast4° 32' 26.7"311.99 minorth814.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakFri 10:18 PM90 km56 miles48 nmWest-northwest WNW
KuchingFri 11:18 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
Palangka RayaFri 10:18 PM477 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pangkal PinangFri 10:18 PM494 km307 miles267 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjarmasinFri 11:18 PM604 km375 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
Tanjung PinangFri 10:18 PM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-northwest WNW
MiriFri 11:18 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 10:18 PM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala BelaitFri 11:18 PM700 km435 miles378 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 11:18 PM718 km446 miles388 nmWest-northwest WNW

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