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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 00:16:00 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 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 88° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 30.0"1004.68 miwest0° 11' 49.8"13.55 misouth1004.76 mi
24 hours11° 37' 30.0"804.09 mieast4° 45' 26.5"326.88 misouth866.94 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 7:16 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 7:16 AM1214 km755 miles656 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 5:46 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 5:46 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurFri 8:16 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluFri 7:16 AM1578 km980 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 5:46 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 5:46 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeFri 8:16 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmEast E
MaleFri 5:16 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmWest-northwest WNW

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