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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 31' South
Longitude: 141° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.83 meters/second, 1529.4 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 02.9"950.06 miwest0° 07' 28.5"8.57 misouth949.78 mi
24 hours14° 44' 29.6"972.53 mieast2° 24' 04.5"165.17 misouth979.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonTue 10:06 AM43 km27 miles23 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsTue 10:06 AM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
Tennant CreekTue 9:36 AM801 km498 miles433 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsTue 9:36 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 10:06 AM1087 km675 miles587 nmNortheast NE
DarwinTue 9:36 AM1270 km789 miles685 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneTue 10:06 AM1621 km1008 miles876 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraTue 9:06 AM1658 km1031 miles896 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Tue 10:36 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmSouth S
DiliTue 9:06 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmWest-northwest WNW
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