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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 = Friday, December 14, 2012 at 2:42:00 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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' South, Longitude: 149° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.14 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.55 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miNorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 15.5"932.84 miWest0° 03' 42.5"4.25 miNorth933.03 mi
24 hours14° 47' 10.7"959.78 miEast2° 08' 01.5"146.76 miNorth977.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandFri 12:42 PM70 km43 miles38 nmWest-southwest WSW
MackayFri 12:42 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 12:42 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 12:42 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 12:42 PM1221 km759 miles660 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Fri 1:42 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 1:42 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Fri 1:42 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsFri 12:12 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adelaide *Fri 1:12 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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