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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 05:30:00 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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 109° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.69 meters/second, 1503.7 km/hour, 934.4 miles/hour or 811.9 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' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 25.1"934.08 miwest0° 04' 07.5"4.73 minorth934.30 mi
24 hours14° 42' 09.7"955.45 mieast2° 17' 04.8"157.14 minorth974.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalangFri 12:30 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaFri 12:30 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmNorth N
DenpasarFri 1:30 PM1406 km873 miles759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangFri 12:30 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 12:30 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungFri 12:30 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth N
PerthFri 1:30 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JakartaFri 12:30 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNorth N
PalembangFri 12:30 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluFri 12:30 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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