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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 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 36' South
Longitude: 131° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.60 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' 59.5"949.56 miwest0° 07' 23.8"8.48 misouth949.28 mi
24 hours14° 45' 40.0"973.38 mieast2° 21' 56.4"162.72 misouth980.31 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 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinTue 10:16 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsTue 10:16 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliTue 9:46 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 10:46 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmEast E
EuclaTue 9:31 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 9:46 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyTue 10:46 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraTue 9:46 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarTue 8:46 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorthwest NW
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