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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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 140° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.94 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"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.0"948.17 miwest0° 07' 10.0"8.22 minorth948.52 mi
24 hours13° 53' 54.8"914.99 mieast3° 20' 53.9"230.25 minorth951.34 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 PM50 km31 miles27 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsSat 2:20 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast E
Tennant CreekSat 1:50 PM710 km441 miles383 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsSat 1:50 PM955 km594 miles516 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 2:20 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmNortheast NE
DarwinSat 1:50 PM1214 km755 miles656 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 2:20 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 1:20 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Sat 2:50 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSouth S
DiliSat 1:20 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
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