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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, December 17, 2012 at 6:06:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 20%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' South, Longitude: 142° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.89 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.44 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.9"986.13 miWest0° 11' 02.0"12.64 miNorth986.49 mi
24 hours12° 04' 30.2"822.29 miEast4° 33' 02.5"312.73 miNorth884.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenMon 4:06 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyMon 4:06 PM550 km341 miles297 nmEast E
LaeMon 4:06 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNortheast NE
CairnsMon 4:06 PM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraMon 3:06 PM855 km531 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 3:36 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariMon 3:06 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 3:36 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliMon 3:06 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 5:06 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmEast E

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