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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 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 134° 23' 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' 05.0"0.09 misouth927.80 mi
24 hours15° 17' 03.8"987.53 mieast0° 42' 13.0"48.40 minorth991.00 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 12:12 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 12:12 PM311 km194 miles168 nmSouth S
DarwinThu 12:12 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 12:42 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaThu 11:27 AM1311 km814 miles708 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Thu 1:12 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 11:42 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 12:42 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 12:42 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmEast-southeast ESE
Melbourne *Thu 1:42 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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