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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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 03:20:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' South, Longitude: 155° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.61 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.79 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.6"947.36 miwest0° 07' 02.8"8.08 minorth947.71 mi
24 hours13° 56' 14.9"916.87 mieast3° 18' 27.7"227.45 minorth952.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 1:20 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest W
BrisbaneSat 1:20 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 2:20 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSat 2:20 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 1:20 PM1293 km804 miles698 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 2:20 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 2:20 PM1803 km1120 miles974 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sat 2:20 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 3:20 PM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSat 12:50 PM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmWest-southwest WSW

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