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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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 134° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.66 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 00.3"949.69 miwest0° 07' 25.0"8.50 misouth949.40 mi
24 hours14° 45' 22.5"973.17 mieast2° 22' 28.4"163.33 misouth980.19 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 10:06 AM229 km143 miles124 nmSouth S
DarwinTue 10:06 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 10:06 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth S
CairnsTue 10:36 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast E
DiliTue 9:36 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaTue 9:21 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyTue 10:36 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraTue 9:36 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariTue 9:36 AM1848 km1149 miles998 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Tue 11:06 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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