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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 5:24:00 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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 125° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.28 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 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' 15.7"948.87 miWest0° 07' 17.2"8.35 miNorth949.23 mi
24 hours13° 51' 30.2"912.92 miEast3° 23' 21.6"233.05 miNorth950.02 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 1:24 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 2:54 PM816 km507 miles441 nmNortheast NE
KupangSat 1:24 PM869 km540 miles469 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tennant CreekSat 2:54 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuaiSat 2:24 PM936 km582 miles506 nmNorth N
SameSat 2:24 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
DiliSat 2:24 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 2:54 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSat 1:24 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSat 1:24 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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