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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: 3%

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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 151° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.93 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.58 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 16.5"934.62 miwest0° 04' 13.1"4.84 misouth934.43 mi
24 hours15° 16' 04.2"992.89 mieast0° 58' 33.0"67.14 misouth992.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsWed 10:26 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneWed 10:26 AM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 10:26 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 11:26 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Wed 11:26 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouth S
Canberra *Wed 11:26 AM1715 km1065 miles926 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 11:26 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast E
Alice SpringsWed 9:56 AM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Wed 11:26 AM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Wed 10:56 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouthwest SW
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