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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 01:46:00 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 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 147° 47' 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"927.82 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 misouth927.81 mi
24 hours15° 17' 40.0"988.20 mieast0° 38' 40.0"44.33 minorth991.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandThu 11:46 AM141 km88 miles76 nmEast-northeast ENE
MackayThu 11:46 AM148 km92 miles80 nmEast E
Charters TowersThu 11:46 AM185 km115 miles100 nmWest-northwest WNW
TownsvilleThu 11:46 AM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 11:46 AM491 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 11:46 AM899 km559 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 11:46 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 11:16 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Thu 12:46 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Thu 12:46 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth S
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