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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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 22' South, Longitude: 137° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.74 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.0 miles/hour or 841.2 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' 35.0"967.91 miwest0° 09' 36.5"11.01 minorth968.32 mi
24 hours12° 55' 36.5"866.33 mieast4° 08' 26.5"284.65 minorth918.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSun 3:00 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSun 3:00 PM773 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 3:30 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsSun 3:00 PM1110 km690 miles599 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySun 3:30 PM1166 km724 miles630 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 2:30 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSun 2:30 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariSun 2:30 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 2:15 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneSun 3:30 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSoutheast SE
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