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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM269 km167 miles145 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 AM440 km273 miles238 nmEast-southeast ESE

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