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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 148° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.75 meters/second, 1525.5 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.9"947.75 miwest0° 07' 05.9"8.14 minorth948.10 mi
24 hours13° 55' 12.8"916.07 mieast3° 19' 32.9"228.71 minorth952.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 1:46 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 1:46 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 1:46 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 2:46 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSat 1:16 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 2:46 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sat 2:46 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 12:46 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSat 1:16 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSat 2:46 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmEast E
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