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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

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 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 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° 31' 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"927.89 miwest0° 00' 13.9"0.26 misouth927.88 mi
24 hours15° 17' 39.3"988.26 mieast0° 38' 44.3"44.42 minorth991.36 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 AM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-northeast ENE
MackayThu 11:46 AM175 km109 miles95 nmEast E
TownsvilleThu 11:46 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 11:46 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 11:46 AM915 km569 miles494 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 11:46 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 11:16 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Thu 12:46 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Thu 12:46 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmSouth S
Adelaide *Thu 12:16 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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