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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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 05:40:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 121° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.37 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.1"949.07 miwest0° 07' 19.1"8.39 minorth949.43 mi
24 hours13° 50' 53.2"912.41 mieast3° 23' 58.7"233.76 minorth949.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeSat 1:40 PM59 km37 miles32 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangSat 1:40 PM862 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeSat 1:40 PM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
SuaiSat 2:40 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSat 2:40 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 3:10 PM1140 km708 miles616 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarSat 1:40 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSat 1:40 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 3:10 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalangSat 12:40 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorthwest NW

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