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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 11:34:00 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: 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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 40' North, Longitude: 97° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.44 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.1 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' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.3"1003.04 miwest0° 10' 55.9"12.52 minorth1002.98 mi
24 hours10° 46' 35.6"742.97 mieast4° 11' 58.6"288.59 minorth794.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanThu 6:34 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
Banda AcehThu 6:34 PM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-northwest WNW
PematangsiantarThu 6:34 PM273 km170 miles148 nmSoutheast SE
George TownThu 7:34 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhuketThu 6:34 PM379 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alor SetarThu 7:34 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohThu 7:34 PM433 km269 miles234 nmEast E
Hat YaiThu 6:34 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 7:34 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerembanThu 7:34 PM564 km351 miles305 nmEast-southeast ESE

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