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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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 135° 33' 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"927.87 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth927.86 mi
24 hours15° 17' 06.9"987.66 mieast0° 41' 54.5"48.05 minorth991.10 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 12:06 PM201 km125 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsThu 12:06 PM353 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinThu 12:06 PM1063 km660 miles574 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 12:36 PM1164 km723 miles629 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaThu 11:21 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Thu 1:06 PM1581 km982 miles853 nmSouth S
DiliThu 11:36 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 12:36 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 12:36 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmEast-southeast ESE
Canberra *Thu 1:36 PM2071 km1287 miles1119 nmSoutheast SE
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