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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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 122° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 23' 56.1"949.02 miwest0° 07' 19.2"8.39 misouth948.73 mi
24 hours14° 46' 47.7"974.11 mieast2° 19' 51.2"160.32 misouth980.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeTue 9:26 AM43 km27 miles23 nmSouthwest SW
KupangTue 9:26 AM840 km522 miles453 nmNorth N
SuaiTue 10:26 AM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeTue 9:26 AM981 km610 miles530 nmNorth N
SameTue 10:26 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliTue 10:26 AM1062 km660 miles574 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinTue 10:56 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarTue 9:26 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsTue 10:56 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarTue 9:26 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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