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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 03:46:00 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: 7%

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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 88° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.62 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.79 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.3"947.30 miwest0° 07' 02.3"8.07 misouth947.02 mi
24 hours14° 50' 44.2"976.90 mieast2° 12' 13.7"151.58 misouth982.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 9:46 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaTue 10:46 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungTue 10:46 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandTue 8:46 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeTue 11:46 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurTue 11:46 AM2722 km1692 miles1470 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 9:16 AM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleTue 8:46 AM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakTue 10:46 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarTue 11:46 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmEast-northeast ENE

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