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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 06:34:00 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 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 108° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.0"949.74 miwest0° 07' 25.3"8.51 minorth950.10 mi
24 hours13° 48' 48.4"910.68 mieast3° 26' 03.1"236.14 minorth948.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementSat 1:34 PM857 km532 miles463 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaSat 1:34 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 1:34 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangSat 1:34 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorth N
BandungSat 1:34 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmNorth N
DenpasarSat 2:34 PM1214 km754 miles656 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSat 1:34 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 1:34 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmNorth N
PalembangSat 1:34 PM1678 km1042 miles906 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluSat 1:34 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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