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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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:06:00 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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 102° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.79 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 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' 14.4"999.29 miwest0° 11' 51.8"13.59 misouth999.23 mi
24 hours12° 13' 49.5"842.65 mieast4° 39' 05.8"319.66 misouth897.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 7:06 AM147 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar LampungSat 7:06 AM304 km189 miles164 nmEast E
PalembangSat 7:06 AM340 km211 miles184 nmNortheast NE
JambiSat 7:06 AM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SerangSat 7:06 AM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaSat 7:06 AM488 km303 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogorSat 7:06 AM494 km307 miles267 nmEast-southeast ESE
BekasiSat 7:06 AM510 km317 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pangkal PinangSat 7:06 AM516 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
PadangSat 7:06 AM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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