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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 Monday, December 17, 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: 21%

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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 58' South, Longitude: 130° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.14 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.4"986.68 miwest0° 11' 03.9"12.68 minorth987.04 mi
24 hours12° 02' 57.5"820.92 mieast4° 33' 32.4"313.30 minorth883.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 4:26 PM286 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BaucauMon 3:56 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
SameMon 3:56 PM506 km315 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliMon 3:56 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiMon 3:56 PM543 km337 miles293 nmWest W
KupangMon 2:56 PM721 km448 miles389 nmWest W
AmbonMon 3:56 PM727 km452 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeMon 2:56 PM940 km584 miles508 nmWest W
KendariMon 2:56 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariMon 3:56 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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