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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 5:00:00 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 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 131° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.15 meters/second, 1526.9 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' 13.5"948.57 miWest0° 07' 14.5"8.30 miNorth948.93 mi
24 hours13° 52' 25.4"913.69 miEast3° 22' 25.4"231.98 miNorth950.50 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 PM363 km226 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 2:30 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 2:30 PM703 km437 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSat 2:00 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 3:00 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmEast E
EuclaSat 1:45 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 2:00 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:00 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 3:00 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 2:00 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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