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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 5:10:00 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 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 128° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 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 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.3"948.70 miWest0° 07' 15.6"8.32 miNorth949.05 mi
24 hours13° 52' 02.3"913.37 miEast3° 22' 48.9"232.43 miNorth950.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekSat 1:10 PM142 km88 miles77 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekSat 2:40 PM591 km367 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 2:40 PM625 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 2:40 PM832 km517 miles449 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiSat 2:10 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 2:10 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 1:55 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth S
MakassarSat 1:10 PM1742 km1082 miles941 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 3:10 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmEast E
DenpasarSat 1:10 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmWest-northwest WNW

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