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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 04:06:00 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 04:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 114° 17' 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.8"927.80 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth927.81 mi
24 hours15° 16' 04.1"986.45 mieast0° 47' 31.3"54.49 minorth990.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 12:06 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmSouth S
DenpasarThu 12:06 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorth N
MalangThu 11:06 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth N
SurabayaThu 11:06 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
BandungThu 11:06 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaThu 11:06 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 1:06 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
MakassarThu 12:06 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaThu 12:51 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinThu 1:36 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmEast-northeast ENE

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