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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 02:26:00 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: 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 02:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 108° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.06 meters/second, 1526.6 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.1"948.28 miwest0° 07' 12.0"8.25 misouth947.99 mi
24 hours14° 48' 30.5"975.33 mieast2° 16' 36.4"156.60 misouth981.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementTue 9:26 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaTue 9:26 AM1173 km729 miles634 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangTue 9:26 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungTue 9:26 AM1205 km749 miles650 nmNorth N
SemarangTue 9:26 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaTue 9:26 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarTue 10:26 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmNortheast NE
JakartaTue 9:26 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorth N
BengkuluTue 9:26 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangTue 9:26 AM1679 km1043 miles906 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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