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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 06:24:00 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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' South, Longitude: 96° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.88 meters/second, 1504.4 km/hour, 934.8 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' 28.2"934.51 miwest0° 04' 15.5"4.88 minorth934.73 mi
24 hours14° 40' 29.6"954.02 mieast2° 19' 56.3"160.42 minorth974.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 1:24 PM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 1:24 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 1:24 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 1:24 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 2:24 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarFri 2:24 PM2375 km1475 miles1282 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 2:24 PM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 1:24 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:24 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:24 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmSouthwest SW

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