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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 23:16:00 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: 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 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 114° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.93 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.6"999.61 miwest0° 11' 52.4"13.60 misouth999.55 mi
24 hours12° 12' 20.8"841.17 mieast4° 39' 35.3"320.22 misouth896.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BanjarmasinSat 7:16 AM178 km110 miles96 nmNorth N
Palangka RayaSat 6:16 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 6:16 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
SingarajaSat 7:16 AM355 km220 miles192 nmSouth S
MalangSat 6:16 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarSat 7:16 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
MataramSat 7:16 AM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KediriSat 6:16 AM438 km272 miles237 nmSouthwest SW
MadiunSat 6:16 AM451 km280 miles244 nmSouthwest SW
KudusSat 6:16 AM469 km292 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
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