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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 03:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 131° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.38 meters/second, 1502.6 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' 19.6"933.37 miwest0° 03' 53.6"4.46 minorth933.58 mi
24 hours14° 45' 00.0"957.90 mieast2° 12' 02.7"151.37 minorth976.19 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 1:26 PM242 km150 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsFri 1:26 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 1:26 PM859 km533 miles464 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 12:41 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliFri 12:56 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 1:56 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Fri 2:26 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 1:56 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 11:56 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmSouthwest SW
MakassarFri 11:56 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNorthwest NW

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