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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 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 25' South
Longitude: 142° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.62 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.0"967.64 miwest0° 09' 34.9"10.98 minorth968.05 mi
24 hours12° 56' 21.7"866.96 mieast4° 07' 58.1"284.11 minorth919.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 3:10 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 3:10 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
LaeSun 3:10 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSun 2:40 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest W
JayapuraSun 2:10 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSun 2:40 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariSun 2:10 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 3:10 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSun 2:10 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 4:10 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-northeast ENE
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