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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.2"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 13.0"||999.16 mi||west||0° 11' 51.6"||13.58 mi||south||999.09 mi|
|24 hours||12° 14' 27.2"||843.28 mi||east||4° 38' 53.0"||319.41 mi||south||897.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bengkulu||Sat 7:26 AM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm||ENE|
|Padang||Sat 7:26 AM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm||NE|
|Palembang||Sat 7:26 AM||849 km||528 miles||458 nm||ENE|
|Medan||Sat 7:26 AM||978 km||607 miles||528 nm||N|
|Singapore||Sat 8:26 AM||1009 km||627 miles||545 nm||NE|
|Johor Bahru||Sat 8:26 AM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm||NE|
|Pangkal Pinang||Sat 7:26 AM||1022 km||635 miles||552 nm||ENE|
|Kuala Lumpur||Sat 8:26 AM||1033 km||642 miles||558 nm||NNE|
|Jakarta||Sat 7:26 AM||1045 km||650 miles||564 nm||E|
|Bandung||Sat 7:26 AM||1143 km||710 miles||617 nm||E|
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