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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 7:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 91° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.06 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.85 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.5"950.61 miWest0° 07' 33.3"8.66 miNorth950.98 mi
24 hours13° 46' 06.2"908.44 miEast3° 28' 41.5"239.16 miNorth947.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 2:44 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 2:44 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
BandungSat 2:44 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 1:44 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeSat 3:44 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 3:44 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 2:44 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:44 PM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarSat 3:44 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSat 2:44 PM2713 km1685 miles1465 nmNortheast NE

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