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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, October 12, 2012 at 01:18:00 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: 15%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' North, Longitude: 112° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.68 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.0"999.08 miwest0° 11' 46.0"13.48 misouth999.33 mi
24 hours11° 54' 03.5"819.46 mieast4° 52' 24.6"334.86 misouth887.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriFri 9:18 AM173 km108 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala BelaitFri 9:18 AM181 km113 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongFri 9:18 AM213 km132 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 9:18 AM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kota KinabaluFri 9:18 AM361 km224 miles195 nmEast E
KuchingFri 9:18 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakFri 8:18 AM723 km449 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puerto PrincesaFri 9:18 AM802 km498 miles433 nmNortheast NE
Nha TrangFri 8:18 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Palangka RayaFri 8:18 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
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