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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 = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:06:00 AM.

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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 127° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.32 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.15 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.7"969.05 miWest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 miSouth968.77 mi
24 hours13° 55' 17.2"934.39 miEast3° 30' 35.7"241.34 miSouth957.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 9:36 AM372 km231 miles201 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuaiMon 9:06 AM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameMon 9:06 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangMon 8:06 AM625 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauMon 9:06 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 9:06 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeMon 8:06 AM878 km546 miles474 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekMon 9:36 AM925 km575 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsMon 9:36 AM1249 km776 miles675 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KendariMon 8:06 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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