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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 04:20:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 126° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.45 meters/second, 1502.8 km/hour, 933.8 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.0"933.55 miwest0° 03' 57.1"4.53 minorth933.76 mi
24 hours14° 44' 17.0"957.28 mieast2° 13' 20.3"152.85 minorth975.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 1:50 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 1:50 PM886 km550 miles478 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinFri 1:50 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliFri 1:20 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 1:05 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthFri 12:20 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarFri 12:20 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarFri 12:20 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangFri 11:20 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaFri 11:20 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmNorthwest NW

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