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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 01:38:00 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 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' North, Longitude: 108° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 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' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.5"999.17 miwest0° 11' 46.8"13.49 misouth999.43 mi
24 hours11° 54' 19.0"819.84 mieast4° 52' 40.1"335.16 misouth887.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KuchingFri 9:38 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KuantanFri 9:38 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cần ThơFri 8:38 AM569 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ho Chi MinhFri 8:38 AM610 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PontianakFri 8:38 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tanjung PinangFri 8:38 AM635 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
Johor BahruFri 9:38 AM644 km400 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeFri 9:38 AM650 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
MiriFri 9:38 AM671 km417 miles362 nmEast E
Kuala BelaitFri 9:38 AM695 km432 miles375 nmEast E
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