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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 00:08:00 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: 46%

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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' South, Longitude: 90° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 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' 30.2"1004.69 miwest0° 11' 49.7"13.54 misouth1004.77 mi
24 hours11° 37' 19.9"803.90 mieast4° 45' 26.1"326.87 misouth866.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehFri 7:08 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 7:08 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 8:08 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluFri 7:08 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:38 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 5:38 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeFri 8:08 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmEast E
PalembangFri 7:08 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmEast E
MaduraiFri 5:38 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:38 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmWest-northwest WNW

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