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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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' South, Longitude: 143° 04' 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' 09.0"948.04 miwest0° 07' 08.9"8.19 minorth948.40 mi
24 hours13° 54' 17.7"915.31 mieast3° 20' 30.0"229.80 minorth951.53 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 PM213 km132 miles115 nmWest W
CairnsSat 2:10 PM308 km192 miles167 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekSat 1:40 PM955 km593 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 2:10 PM1037 km644 miles560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 1:40 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 1:40 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 2:10 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 1:10 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Sat 2:40 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Sat 3:10 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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