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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 31, 2012 at 20:34:00 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: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' North, Longitude: 90° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.1"989.65 miwest0° 09' 48.0"11.23 misouth989.97 mi
24 hours10° 59' 39.1"748.32 mieast4° 07' 56.3"283.98 misouth804.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairTue 2:04 AM257 km160 miles139 nmNortheast NE
Banda AcehTue 3:34 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
YangonTue 3:04 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
KalmunaiTue 2:04 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-southwest WSW
BangkokTue 3:34 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast-northeast ENE
VisakhapatnamTue 2:04 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmNorthwest NW
MedanTue 3:34 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmSoutheast SE
ChennaiTue 2:04 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmWest-northwest WNW
NaypyidawTue 3:04 AM1203 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BhubaneshwarTue 2:04 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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