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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 04:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 119° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.54 meters/second, 1503.2 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.57 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 22.5"933.74 miwest0° 04' 01.1"4.61 minorth933.96 mi
24 hours14° 43' 29.9"956.60 mieast2° 14' 44.0"154.45 minorth975.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandFri 12:46 PM147 km92 miles80 nmWest W
DenpasarFri 12:46 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 12:46 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliFri 1:46 PM1412 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinFri 2:16 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsFri 2:16 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalangFri 11:46 AM1549 km963 miles837 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 1:31 PM1562 km971 miles844 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SurabayaFri 11:46 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 12:46 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N
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