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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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 06:56:00 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: 12%

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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' South, Longitude: 117° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.24 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.3"968.97 miwest0° 09' 43.0"11.13 minorth969.38 mi
24 hours12° 52' 25.8"863.58 mieast4° 10' 24.8"286.88 minorth916.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MataramSun 2:56 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarSun 2:56 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RabaSun 2:56 PM649 km403 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingarajaSun 2:56 PM708 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeSun 2:56 PM756 km469 miles408 nmNortheast NE
KupangSun 2:56 PM815 km506 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangSun 1:56 PM842 km523 miles454 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaSun 1:56 PM908 km564 miles490 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaSun 1:56 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiSun 3:56 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
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