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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' South, Longitude: 148° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.15 meters/second, 1501.8 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' 15.7"932.94 miwest0° 03' 43.3"4.27 minorth933.14 mi
24 hours14° 47' 01.7"959.72 mieast2° 08' 18.2"147.09 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 12:46 PM67 km42 miles36 nmEast-southeast ESE
MackayFri 12:46 PM128 km80 miles69 nmSoutheast SE
TownsvilleFri 12:46 PM205 km127 miles111 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 12:46 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 12:46 PM929 km577 miles501 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 12:46 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmNorth N
Sydney *Fri 1:46 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsFri 12:16 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Fri 1:46 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 1:46 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
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