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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 03:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' South, Longitude: 101° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.22 meters/second, 1502.0 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 05.8"932.97 miwest0° 03' 41.7"4.24 misouth932.80 mi
24 hours15° 18' 20.5"993.80 mieast0° 45' 21.6"52.01 misouth992.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungWed 10:56 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 10:56 AM1660 km1032 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengkuluWed 10:56 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth N
MalangWed 10:56 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaWed 10:56 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
PalembangWed 10:56 AM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthWed 11:56 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarWed 11:56 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 11:56 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth N
PontianakWed 10:56 AM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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