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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 01:36:00 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: 8%

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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 120° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.33 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 23' 55.3"948.89 miwest0° 07' 18.0"8.37 misouth948.61 mi
24 hours14° 47' 04.9"974.32 mieast2° 19' 18.8"159.70 misouth980.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeTue 9:36 AM227 km141 miles122 nmEast E
KupangTue 9:36 AM914 km568 miles494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeTue 9:36 AM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth N
DenpasarTue 9:36 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 10:36 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinTue 11:06 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangTue 8:36 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarTue 9:36 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmNorth N
SurabayaTue 8:36 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsTue 11:06 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE

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