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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 03:46:00 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 hard 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' South, Longitude: 134° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.34 meters/second, 1502.4 km/hour, 933.6 miles/hour or 811.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 19.0"933.30 miwest0° 03' 52.1"4.44 minorth933.50 mi
24 hours14° 45' 17.7"958.15 mieast2° 11' 30.2"150.75 minorth976.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 1:16 PM59 km36 miles32 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsFri 1:16 PM395 km246 miles213 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 1:16 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 1:46 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaFri 12:31 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliFri 12:46 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Fri 2:16 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 1:46 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneFri 1:46 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 12:46 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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