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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 126° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.26 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.2"948.82 miwest0° 07' 16.9"8.35 minorth949.18 mi
24 hours13° 51' 39.3"913.05 mieast3° 23' 12.3"232.88 minorth950.10 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 1:20 PM130 km81 miles70 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 2:50 PM749 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekSat 2:50 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangSat 1:20 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiSat 2:20 PM947 km588 miles511 nmNorth N
SameSat 2:20 PM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 2:50 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSat 2:20 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 2:05 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouth S
DenpasarSat 1:20 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorthwest NW
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