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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 02:08:00 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 19' North, Longitude: 100° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.79 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.8"999.32 miwest0° 11' 48.2"13.52 misouth999.57 mi
24 hours11° 54' 42.1"820.41 mieast4° 53' 03.1"335.59 misouth888.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George TownFri 10:08 AM50 km31 miles27 nmWest-northwest WNW
IpohFri 10:08 AM87 km54 miles47 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alor SetarFri 10:08 AM100 km62 miles54 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LangkawiFri 10:08 AM151 km94 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
Hat YaiFri 9:08 AM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurFri 10:08 AM262 km163 miles142 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedanFri 9:08 AM301 km187 miles162 nmSouthwest SW
SerembanFri 10:08 AM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PematangsiantarFri 9:08 AM323 km200 miles174 nmSouthwest SW
KuantanFri 10:08 AM329 km204 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE

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