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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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 148° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.00 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 05.6"950.44 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.64 misouth950.15 mi
24 hours14° 43' 36.2"971.89 mieast2° 25' 39.9"166.99 misouth979.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 9:36 AM311 km193 miles168 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 9:36 AM899 km559 miles485 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 9:36 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 10:36 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsTue 9:06 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Tue 10:36 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmSouth S
JayapuraTue 8:36 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Canberra *Tue 10:36 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth S
DarwinTue 9:06 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaTue 10:36 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmEast E
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