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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 4:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' South, Longitude: 143° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.88 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 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' 07.1"0.14 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.9"947.96 miWest0° 07' 08.6"8.19 miNorth948.32 mi
24 hours13° 54' 20.4"915.28 miEast3° 20' 27.5"229.73 miNorth951.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSat 2:10 PM241 km150 miles130 nmWest W
CairnsSat 2:10 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekSat 1:40 PM983 km611 miles531 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 2:10 PM1025 km637 miles554 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 1:40 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSat 2:10 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 1:40 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSat 1:10 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNorth N
Sydney *Sat 3:10 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 2:40 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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