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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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:18:00 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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' North, Longitude: 101° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.47 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.1"1003.10 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 minorth1003.05 mi
24 hours10° 46' 38.7"743.07 mieast4° 12' 13.8"288.88 minorth794.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IpohThu 7:18 PM3 km2 miles1 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownThu 7:18 PM122 km76 miles66 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurThu 7:18 PM177 km110 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alor SetarThu 7:18 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerembanThu 7:18 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LangkawiThu 7:18 PM234 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
KuantanThu 7:18 PM263 km164 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hat YaiThu 6:18 PM273 km170 miles148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanThu 6:18 PM292 km181 miles157 nmWest-southwest WSW
PematangsiantarThu 6:18 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouthwest SW

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