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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 02:34:00 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: 15%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 92° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.44 meters/second, 1556.8 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.6"967.07 miwest0° 09' 37.3"11.03 misouth966.79 mi
24 hours14° 00' 45.6"938.85 mieast3° 24' 45.0"234.65 misouth960.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamMon 9:04 AM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluMon 9:34 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 9:34 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangMon 9:34 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNortheast NE
BandungMon 9:34 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 10:34 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 10:34 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaMon 8:34 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-northwest WNW
SurabayaMon 9:34 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakMon 9:34 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNortheast NE

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