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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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 57' South
Longitude: 149° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.90 meters/second, 1504.4 km/hour, 934.8 miles/hour or 812.3 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' 16.0"934.54 miwest0° 04' 11.8"4.81 misouth934.35 mi
24 hours15° 16' 11.6"992.95 mieast0° 57' 55.4"66.42 misouth992.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandWed 10:36 AM55 km34 miles30 nmSouth S
MackayWed 10:36 AM133 km83 miles72 nmSouth S
TownsvilleWed 10:36 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsWed 10:36 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneWed 10:36 AM928 km577 miles501 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 10:36 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth N
Sydney *Wed 11:36 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsWed 10:06 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 11:36 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Wed 11:36 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmSouth S
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