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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 21:32:00 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: 37%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 21:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 35' South, Longitude: 139° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.21 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.2"1000.23 miwest0° 11' 53.3"13.61 misouth1000.18 mi
24 hours12° 09' 19.3"838.11 mieast4° 40' 32.6"321.31 misouth894.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 6:32 AM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenSat 7:32 AM514 km320 miles278 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSat 6:32 AM756 km470 miles408 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeSat 7:32 AM834 km518 miles451 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 7:32 AM980 km609 miles529 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 7:02 AM1312 km815 miles709 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokSat 6:32 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 7:32 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSat 6:32 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoSat 5:32 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW
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