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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 02:46:00 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: 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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 118° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.45 meters/second, 1502.8 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' 03.8"0.08 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 09.4"933.48 miwest0° 03' 52.4"4.44 misouth933.30 mi
24 hours15° 17' 39.0"993.53 mieast0° 49' 47.8"57.09 misouth992.50 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 10:46 AM52 km32 miles28 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarrathaWed 10:46 AM152 km94 miles82 nmWest-southwest WSW
DenpasarWed 10:46 AM1303 km810 miles703 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthWed 10:46 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmSouth S
MalangWed 9:46 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 11:46 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaWed 9:46 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinWed 12:16 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarWed 10:46 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsWed 12:16 PM1673 km1040 miles903 nmEast-southeast ESE

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