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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 148° 55' 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.7"950.39 miwest0° 07' 32.2"8.64 misouth950.10 mi
24 hours14° 43' 34.3"971.80 mieast2° 25' 43.4"167.04 misouth979.37 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 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 9:36 AM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneTue 9:36 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 10:36 AM1488 km924 miles803 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsTue 9:06 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Tue 10:36 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmSouth S
JayapuraTue 8:36 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Canberra *Tue 10:36 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth S
DarwinTue 9:06 AM2020 km1255 miles1090 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaTue 10:36 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmEast E

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