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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 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° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.94 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' 16.6"934.57 miwest0° 04' 13.4"4.84 misouth934.37 mi
24 hours15° 16' 03.2"992.81 mieast0° 58' 37.3"67.21 misouth991.97 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 AM706 km439 miles381 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneWed 10:26 AM846 km525 miles457 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 10:26 AM1256 km781 miles678 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 11:26 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Wed 11:26 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouth S
Canberra *Wed 11:26 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 11:26 AM1771 km1101 miles956 nmEast E
Alice SpringsWed 9:56 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Wed 11:26 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Wed 10:56 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouthwest SW
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