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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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' South, Longitude: 140° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.68 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.9"967.71 miwest0° 09' 35.8"11.00 minorth968.12 mi
24 hours12° 55' 59.2"866.59 mieast4° 08' 12.3"284.36 minorth918.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 3:20 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekSun 2:50 PM859 km533 miles464 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySun 3:20 PM944 km586 miles510 nmNortheast NE
DarwinSun 2:50 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSun 2:50 PM1222 km760 miles660 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSun 2:20 PM1312 km816 miles709 nmNorth N
ManokwariSun 2:20 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 2:20 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSun 3:20 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 4:20 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE

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