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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 23:26:00 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: 26%

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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 37' South, Longitude: 124° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.40 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 28' 30.4"987.19 miwest0° 11' 16.4"12.91 misouth986.99 mi
24 hours13° 00' 12.4"886.83 mieast4° 16' 11.8"293.50 misouth928.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuaiSun 8:26 AM98 km61 miles53 nmEast-northeast ENE
KupangSun 7:26 AM109 km68 miles59 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameSun 8:26 AM152 km94 miles82 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSun 8:26 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNortheast NE
BaucauSun 8:26 AM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
EndeSun 7:26 AM314 km195 miles169 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaSun 7:26 AM636 km395 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariSun 7:26 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 7:26 AM742 km461 miles401 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSun 8:56 AM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE

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