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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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 137° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.72 meters/second, 1503.8 km/hour, 934.4 miles/hour or 812.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.57 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 13.4"934.15 miwest0° 04' 04.2"4.67 misouth933.96 mi
24 hours15° 16' 47.1"993.22 mieast0° 54' 46.6"62.81 misouth992.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 10:56 AM300 km186 miles162 nmWest W
Alice SpringsWed 10:56 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsWed 11:26 AM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinWed 10:56 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaWed 10:11 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyWed 11:26 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Wed 11:56 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouth S
DiliWed 10:26 AM1768 km1098 miles955 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneWed 11:26 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 10:26 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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