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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 02:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' South, Longitude: 131° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.90 meters/second, 1493.6 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' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 33.6"927.80 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth927.80 mi
24 hours15° 16' 57.0"987.40 mieast0° 42' 50.9"49.13 minorth990.95 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 12:22 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsThu 12:22 PM363 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 12:22 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 11:37 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 12:52 PM1518 km943 miles819 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliThu 11:52 AM1533 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Thu 1:22 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthThu 10:52 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 12:52 PM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
MakassarThu 10:52 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorthwest NW
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