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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: 20%
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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 15' South
Longitude: 153° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.67 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 49.0"985.70 miwest0° 11' 00.2"12.60 minorth986.07 mi
24 hours12° 05' 54.0"823.58 mieast4° 32' 34.5"312.22 minorth885.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaMon 3:20 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyMon 3:20 PM650 km404 miles351 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 4:20 PM762 km474 miles412 nmEast E
LaeMon 3:20 PM773 km480 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 3:20 PM1079 km670 miles583 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 2:20 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaMon 4:20 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 5:20 PM1873 km1164 miles1012 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneMon 3:20 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 4:20 PM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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