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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 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 112° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.59 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.7"949.56 miwest0° 07' 23.7"8.48 minorth949.92 mi
24 hours13° 49' 20.9"911.13 mieast3° 25' 31.1"235.52 minorth948.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarSat 2:20 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 1:20 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmNorth N
SurakartaSat 1:20 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 1:20 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorth N
SemarangSat 1:20 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth N
BandungSat 1:20 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 1:20 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 2:20 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 2:20 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSat 3:20 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmEast-northeast ENE

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