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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 154° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.32 meters/second, 1556.4 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.0"966.98 miwest0° 09' 31.1"10.91 minorth967.38 mi
24 hours12° 58' 14.9"868.55 mieast4° 06' 45.9"282.73 minorth920.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 3:20 PM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 3:20 PM816 km507 miles440 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSun 2:20 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 2:20 PM978 km607 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 2:20 PM981 km610 miles530 nmNorthwest NW
BukaSun 2:20 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 2:20 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 3:20 PM1512 km940 miles816 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSun 1:20 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSun 4:20 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
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