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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 02:18:00 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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' North, Longitude: 98° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 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"0.23 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.6"999.37 miwest0° 11' 48.6"13.53 misouth999.62 mi
24 hours11° 54' 50.0"820.61 mieast4° 53' 10.6"335.74 misouth888.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanFri 9:18 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSouth S
LangkawiFri 10:18 AM202 km126 miles109 nmNortheast NE
George TownFri 10:18 AM220 km137 miles119 nmEast E
Alor SetarFri 10:18 AM242 km150 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
PematangsiantarFri 9:18 AM265 km164 miles143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhuketFri 9:18 AM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth N
Hat YaiFri 9:18 AM303 km188 miles163 nmNortheast NE
IpohFri 10:18 AM316 km196 miles171 nmEast-southeast ESE
Banda AcehFri 9:18 AM337 km209 miles182 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurFri 10:18 AM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-southeast ESE

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