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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 05:56:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' South, Longitude: 107° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.46 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.1"929.04 miwest0° 01' 32.0"1.76 misouth928.97 mi
24 hours15° 09' 34.2"980.43 mieast0° 06' 57.3"7.98 minorth980.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 1:56 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BandungThu 12:56 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorth N
MalangThu 12:56 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 1:56 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 12:56 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 12:56 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNorth N
BengkuluThu 12:56 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangThu 12:56 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth N
MakassarThu 1:56 PM2188 km1360 miles1181 nmNortheast NE
PontianakThu 12:56 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth N

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