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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 06:46:00 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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' South, Longitude: 95° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.40 meters/second, 1495.4 km/hour, 929.2 miles/hour or 807.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.4"928.91 miwest0° 01' 24.0"1.61 misouth928.84 mi
24 hours15° 08' 59.9"979.67 mieast0° 10' 06.0"11.58 minorth980.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungThu 1:46 PM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 1:46 PM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 2:46 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaThu 1:46 PM2423 km1506 miles1308 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:46 AM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarThu 2:46 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 2:46 PM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:46 PM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 1:46 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaThu 12:46 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmWest-northwest WNW
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