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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 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 53' South
Longitude: 138° 16' 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' 10.9"948.29 miwest0° 07' 11.1"8.24 minorth948.64 mi
24 hours13° 53' 31.8"914.67 mieast3° 21' 17.4"230.70 minorth951.14 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 PM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsSat 2:00 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 2:30 PM805 km500 miles435 nmEast E
DarwinSat 2:00 PM997 km620 miles538 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 2:30 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmNortheast NE
DiliSat 1:30 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraSat 1:30 PM1718 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 1:15 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneSat 2:30 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Sat 3:00 PM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmSouth S
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