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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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 134° 07' 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' 04.7"0.09 misouth927.86 mi
24 hours15° 17' 02.9"987.58 mieast0° 42' 17.3"48.49 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 12:12 PM142 km88 miles77 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 12:12 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
DarwinThu 12:12 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaThu 11:27 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 12:42 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Thu 1:12 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 11:42 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 12:42 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 12:42 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-southeast ESE
Melbourne *Thu 1:42 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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