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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: 16%

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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' South, Longitude: 137° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.55 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.4"969.57 miwest0° 09' 52.2"11.31 misouth969.29 mi
24 hours13° 53' 50.4"933.20 mieast3° 32' 05.5"243.05 misouth956.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 8:56 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekMon 8:56 AM710 km441 miles384 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsMon 9:26 AM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsMon 8:56 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 9:26 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 8:26 AM1316 km817 miles710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliMon 8:26 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 8:26 AM1481 km920 miles799 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaMon 8:11 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarMon 7:26 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmWest-northwest WNW

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