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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 16%

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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 139° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.62 meters/second, 1561.0 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.17 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.3"969.71 miWest0° 09' 53.1"11.33 miSouth969.43 mi
24 hours13° 53' 25.5"932.86 miEast3° 32' 31.1"243.54 miSouth956.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 9:16 AM723 km449 miles390 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekMon 8:46 AM878 km545 miles474 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 9:16 AM939 km584 miles507 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinMon 8:46 AM986 km613 miles532 nmWest W
Alice SpringsMon 8:46 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 8:16 AM1256 km781 miles678 nmNorth N
ManokwariMon 8:16 AM1571 km976 miles849 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 8:16 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 9:16 AM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 10:16 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmEast E

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