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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 22:34:00 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: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 22:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' North, Longitude: 90° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.32 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.3"993.79 miwest0° 10' 14.2"11.72 misouth994.09 mi
24 hours11° 02' 14.6"754.35 mieast4° 17' 49.3"295.28 misouth813.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairWed 4:04 AM353 km219 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Banda AcehWed 5:34 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSoutheast SE
KalmunaiWed 4:04 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
MedanWed 5:34 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmSoutheast SE
YangonWed 5:04 AM1040 km646 miles562 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangkokWed 5:34 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 4:04 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmWest W
ColomboWed 4:04 AM1240 km770 miles669 nmWest W
ChennaiWed 4:04 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamWed 4:04 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorthwest NW

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