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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 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 131° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 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' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.6"948.65 miwest0° 07' 14.6"8.30 minorth949.01 mi
24 hours13° 52' 22.9"913.71 mieast3° 22' 28.1"232.05 minorth950.54 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 2:30 PM387 km240 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 2:30 PM593 km369 miles320 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 2:30 PM714 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSat 2:00 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 1:45 PM1551 km964 miles837 nmSouth S
CairnsSat 3:00 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast E
MakassarSat 1:00 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariSat 2:00 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySat 3:00 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarSat 1:00 PM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-northwest WNW
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