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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 03:42:00 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

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 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 120° 01' 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' 04.7"0.09 minorth927.80 mi
24 hours15° 16' 21.8"986.77 mieast0° 46' 00.5"52.75 minorth990.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandThu 11:42 AM166 km103 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
PerthThu 11:42 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarThu 11:42 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsThu 1:12 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaThu 12:27 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinThu 1:12 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 12:42 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 10:42 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:42 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:42 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth N
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