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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 06:20:00 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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' South, Longitude: 97° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.87 meters/second, 1504.3 km/hour, 934.7 miles/hour or 812.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.58 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 28.0"934.48 miwest0° 04' 14.8"4.87 minorth934.70 mi
24 hours14° 40' 37.1"954.13 mieast2° 19' 43.6"160.17 minorth974.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 1:20 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 1:20 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 1:20 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 1:20 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 2:20 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarFri 2:20 PM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM2455 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 1:20 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:20 PM2599 km1615 miles1404 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:20 AM2755 km1712 miles1487 nmSouthwest SW

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