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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 5:30:00 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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 124° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.31 meters/second, 1527.5 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 16.3"948.94 miWest0° 07' 18.0"8.37 miNorth949.30 mi
24 hours13° 51' 16.2"912.73 miEast3° 23' 35.5"233.32 miNorth949.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeSat 1:30 PM202 km126 miles109 nmWest W
KupangSat 1:30 PM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth N
DarwinSat 3:00 PM929 km578 miles502 nmNortheast NE
SuaiSat 2:30 PM942 km586 miles509 nmNorth N
SameSat 2:30 PM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
DiliSat 2:30 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 3:00 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSat 1:30 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSat 1:30 PM1488 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 2:15 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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