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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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 01:26:00 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: 25%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 60' South, Longitude: 95° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.82 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.43 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.3"985.88 miwest0° 11' 11.4"12.82 misouth985.68 mi
24 hours13° 04' 33.1"890.76 mieast4° 13' 21.3"290.25 misouth930.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSun 7:56 AM282 km175 miles152 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengkuluSun 8:26 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 8:26 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 8:26 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 8:26 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSun 8:26 AM1544 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSun 9:26 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 9:26 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 8:26 AM1892 km1175 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
MalangSun 8:26 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmEast E
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