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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 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 140° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 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 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.8"948.09 miwest0° 07' 09.9"8.21 minorth948.44 mi
24 hours13° 53' 57.4"914.96 mieast3° 20' 51.2"230.18 minorth951.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSat 2:20 PM29 km18 miles16 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 2:20 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast E
Tennant CreekSat 1:50 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsSat 1:50 PM976 km607 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 2:20 PM1153 km717 miles623 nmNortheast NE
DarwinSat 1:50 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 2:20 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 1:20 PM1699 km1056 miles918 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Sat 2:50 PM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmSouth S
EuclaSat 1:05 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouthwest SW
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