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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 01:42:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 148° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.91 meters/second, 1493.7 km/hour, 928.1 miles/hour or 806.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.5"927.83 miwest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 misouth927.81 mi
24 hours15° 17' 42.6"988.25 mieast0° 38' 24.8"44.04 minorth991.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MackayThu 11:42 AM52 km32 miles28 nmEast-southeast ESE
Lindeman IslandThu 11:42 AM62 km38 miles33 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsThu 11:42 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneThu 11:42 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 11:42 AM1280 km796 miles691 nmNorth N
Sydney *Thu 12:42 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsThu 11:12 AM1562 km971 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Thu 12:42 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 12:42 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Thu 12:12 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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