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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 149° 16' 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' 16.2"934.49 miWest0° 04' 11.9"4.81 miSouth934.29 mi
24 hours15° 16' 10.6"992.87 miEast0° 57' 59.5"66.49 miSouth992.01 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 AM60 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MackayWed 10:36 AM132 km82 miles71 nmSouth S
CairnsWed 10:36 AM498 km310 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneWed 10:36 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 10:36 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmNorth N
Sydney *Wed 11:36 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmSouth S
HoniaraWed 11:36 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsWed 10:06 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Wed 11:36 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmSouth S
Adelaide *Wed 11:06 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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