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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 22:26:00 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: 36%

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 22:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 46' South, Longitude: 126° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.07 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.8"999.91 miwest0° 11' 52.8"13.61 misouth999.86 mi
24 hours12° 10' 53.2"839.69 mieast4° 40' 03.5"320.75 misouth895.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonSat 7:26 AM202 km125 miles109 nmNortheast NE
BaucauSat 7:26 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth S
DiliSat 7:26 AM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KendariSat 6:26 AM473 km294 miles255 nmWest W
SameSat 7:26 AM483 km300 miles261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuaiSat 7:26 AM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SofifiSat 7:26 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth N
TernateSat 7:26 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth N
KupangSat 6:26 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloSat 6:26 AM713 km443 miles385 nmNorthwest NW

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