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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 12:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 134° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 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' 24.1"15.83 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 00.5"949.64 miWest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 miSouth949.35 mi
24 hours14° 45' 20.5"973.07 miEast2° 22' 32.0"163.39 miSouth980.11 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 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsTue 10:06 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth S
DarwinTue 10:06 AM690 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 10:36 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast E
DiliTue 9:36 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyTue 10:36 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaTue 9:21 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraTue 9:36 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariTue 9:36 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Tue 11:06 AM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth S

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