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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 132° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 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° 23' 59.6"949.51 miwest0° 07' 24.0"8.48 misouth949.23 mi
24 hours14° 45' 38.1"973.28 mieast2° 22' 00.0"162.78 misouth980.23 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 10:16 AM316 km196 miles170 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinTue 10:16 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 10:16 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliTue 9:46 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 10:46 AM1455 km904 miles785 nmEast E
EuclaTue 9:31 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 10:46 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariTue 9:46 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth N
JayapuraTue 9:46 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarTue 8:46 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorthwest NW
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