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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 89° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.06 meters/second, 1501.4 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 03.5"932.61 miwest0° 03' 34.0"4.09 misouth932.44 mi
24 hours15° 18' 48.1"993.96 mieast0° 42' 06.7"48.28 misouth992.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandWed 9:46 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaWed 10:46 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaWed 11:46 AM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmNortheast NE
BandungWed 11:46 AM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 12:46 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 12:46 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthWed 12:46 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmEast-southeast ESE
DenpasarWed 12:46 PM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakWed 11:46 AM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 10:16 AM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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