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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: 8%

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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 153° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.11 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.4"950.69 miwest0° 07' 34.2"8.68 misouth950.40 mi
24 hours14° 43' 00.5"971.46 mieast2° 26' 43.2"168.20 misouth979.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 9:16 AM818 km508 miles442 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 9:16 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneTue 9:16 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 10:16 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 10:16 AM1579 km981 miles852 nmEast E
Sydney *Tue 10:16 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouth S
Canberra *Tue 10:16 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsTue 8:46 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraTue 8:16 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 11:16 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNortheast NE
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