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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 17%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 22:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 44' South
Longitude: 151° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.91 meters/second, 1562.1 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.18 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.9"970.43 miwest0° 09' 56.8"11.40 misouth970.15 mi
24 hours13° 51' 36.2"931.43 mieast3° 34' 22.2"245.68 misouth955.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyMon 8:26 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 8:26 AM717 km446 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeMon 8:26 AM923 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArawaMon 8:26 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraMon 9:26 AM1029 km639 miles555 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneMon 8:26 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 7:26 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaMon 9:26 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsMon 7:56 AM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Mon 9:26 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmSouth S
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