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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 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' South, Longitude: 136° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.72 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 01.3"949.81 miwest0° 07' 26.1"8.52 misouth949.53 mi
24 hours14° 45' 04.9"972.96 mieast2° 23' 00.6"163.95 misouth980.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekTue 9:56 AM347 km216 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
Alice SpringsTue 9:56 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinTue 9:56 AM841 km522 miles454 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 10:26 AM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 10:26 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNortheast NE
DiliTue 9:26 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraTue 9:26 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaTue 9:11 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 9:26 AM1868 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Tue 10:56 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmSouth S
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