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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, December 6, 2012 at 22:32:00 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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' South, Longitude: 113° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.1"1004.79 miwest0° 11' 48.4"13.52 misouth1004.87 mi
24 hours11° 35' 21.2"801.64 mieast4° 45' 19.7"326.75 misouth864.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Palangka RayaFri 5:32 AM242 km151 miles131 nmSouth S
BalikpapanFri 6:32 AM377 km234 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjarmasinFri 6:32 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SamarindaFri 6:32 AM391 km243 miles211 nmEast E
KuchingFri 6:32 AM410 km255 miles221 nmWest-northwest WNW
PontianakFri 5:32 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest W
MiriFri 6:32 AM491 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
Kuala BelaitFri 6:32 AM514 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
Pekan TutongFri 6:32 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 6:32 AM568 km353 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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