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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 04:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 107° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.91 meters/second, 1493.7 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' 33.9"927.81 miwest0° 00' 13.5"0.26 minorth927.82 mi
24 hours15° 15' 41.3"986.05 mieast0° 49' 24.6"56.65 minorth990.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 12:36 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BandungThu 11:36 AM1551 km964 miles837 nmNorth N
MalangThu 11:36 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 12:36 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 11:36 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:36 AM1636 km1017 miles884 nmNorth N
BengkuluThu 11:36 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 12:36 PM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmNortheast NE
PontianakThu 11:36 AM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmNorth N
DiliThu 1:36 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmEast-northeast ENE

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