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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 04:56:00 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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 102° 19' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 34.2"927.82 miwest0° 00' 16.8"0.32 minorth927.83 mi
24 hours15° 15' 25.7"985.78 mieast0° 50' 40.1"58.09 minorth990.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungThu 11:56 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:56 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthThu 12:56 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmSoutheast SE
MalangThu 11:56 AM1820 km1131 miles982 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 11:56 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluThu 11:56 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 12:56 PM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmNortheast NE
PontianakThu 11:56 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeThu 12:56 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmNorth N
MakassarThu 12:56 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
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