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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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 21:34:00 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: 58%

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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 46' North, Longitude: 116° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.7"1002.13 miwest0° 11' 11.6"12.82 misouth1002.34 mi
24 hours11° 12' 00.2"772.05 mieast4° 36' 25.2"316.54 misouth836.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kota KinabaluThu 5:34 AM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar Seri BegawanThu 5:34 AM172 km107 miles93 nmWest W
Pekan TutongThu 5:34 AM206 km128 miles111 nmWest W
Kuala BelaitThu 5:34 AM254 km158 miles137 nmWest W
MiriThu 5:34 AM283 km176 miles153 nmWest W
SamarindaThu 5:34 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
Puerto PrincesaThu 5:34 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zamboanga CityThu 5:34 AM660 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
BalikpapanThu 5:34 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth S
PaluThu 5:34 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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