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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 11:26:00 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: 8%

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 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 151° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.06 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 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' 06.6"950.51 miWest0° 07' 33.3"8.66 miSouth950.23 mi
24 hours14° 43' 16.3"971.58 miEast2° 26' 15.1"167.65 miSouth979.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 9:26 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 9:26 AM989 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneTue 9:26 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouth S
HoniaraTue 10:26 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 10:26 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmEast E
Sydney *Tue 10:26 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsTue 8:56 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Tue 10:26 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth S
JayapuraTue 8:26 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinTue 8:56 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmWest-northwest WNW

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