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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 = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 2:32:00 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

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 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 136° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.90 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' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.5"927.80 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth927.80 mi
24 hours15° 17' 10.3"987.65 miEast0° 41' 34.9"47.68 miNorth991.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekThu 12:02 PM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsThu 12:02 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 12:32 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinThu 12:02 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 11:17 AM1427 km886 miles770 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Thu 1:02 PM1562 km970 miles843 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 12:32 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 12:32 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliThu 11:32 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Thu 1:32 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSoutheast SE

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