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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 02:34:00 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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' South, Longitude: 111° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.59 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.2"976.38 miwest0° 10' 54.1"12.49 misouth976.13 mi
24 hours13° 54' 08.0"940.20 mieast3° 59' 10.8"274.06 misouth971.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KediriMon 9:34 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth N
MalangMon 9:34 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MadiunMon 9:34 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth N
YogyakartaMon 9:34 AM500 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaMon 9:34 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth N
DenpasarMon 10:34 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaMon 9:34 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingarajaMon 10:34 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNortheast NE
SemarangMon 9:34 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KudusMon 9:34 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth N
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