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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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 02:42:00 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: 2%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 119° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.46 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.56 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 09.6"933.51 miwest0° 03' 52.9"4.45 misouth933.33 mi
24 hours15° 17' 36.5"993.51 mieast0° 50' 02.9"57.38 misouth992.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandWed 10:42 AM59 km37 miles32 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarrathaWed 10:42 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-southwest WSW
DenpasarWed 10:42 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthWed 10:42 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliWed 11:42 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 9:42 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinWed 12:12 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaWed 9:42 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsWed 12:12 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaWed 11:27 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmSoutheast SE

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