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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:16:00 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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' South, Longitude: 139° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.78 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 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' 02.2"949.89 miwest0° 07' 27.5"8.55 misouth949.60 mi
24 hours14° 44' 45.3"972.65 mieast2° 23' 36.0"164.61 misouth979.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonTue 10:16 AM188 km117 miles101 nmEast E
Tennant CreekTue 9:46 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsTue 10:16 AM691 km429 miles373 nmEast E
Alice SpringsTue 9:46 AM888 km552 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 9:46 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 10:16 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 9:16 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 10:16 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
DiliTue 9:16 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest-northwest WNW
EuclaTue 9:01 AM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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