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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 4:30:00 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 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 138° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.99 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 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' 10.8"948.21 miWest0° 07' 11.0"8.24 miNorth948.56 mi
24 hours13° 53' 34.4"914.64 miEast3° 21' 14.9"230.64 miNorth951.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 2:00 PM498 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsSat 2:30 PM777 km483 miles419 nmEast E
Alice SpringsSat 2:00 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 2:00 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 2:30 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 1:30 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth N
DiliSat 1:30 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaSat 1:15 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneSat 2:30 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Sat 3:00 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth S

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