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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 03:36:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 121° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.90 meters/second, 1493.6 km/hour, 928.1 miles/hour or 806.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.7"927.80 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth927.80 mi
24 hours15° 16' 26.0"986.84 mieast0° 45' 37.7"52.32 minorth990.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsThu 1:06 PM1314 km817 miles710 nmEast-southeast ESE
PerthThu 11:36 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinThu 1:06 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmNortheast NE
EuclaThu 12:21 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 12:36 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 11:36 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangThu 10:36 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 11:36 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth N
SurabayaThu 10:36 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungThu 10:36 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorthwest NW
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