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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: 21%

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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 56' South, Longitude: 127° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.18 meters/second, 1588.3 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.2"986.79 miwest0° 11' 04.3"12.68 minorth987.15 mi
24 hours12° 02' 39.0"820.65 mieast4° 33' 38.2"313.41 minorth882.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauMon 4:06 PM216 km134 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
SameMon 4:06 PM252 km156 miles136 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiMon 4:06 PM281 km175 miles152 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliMon 4:06 PM282 km175 miles152 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinMon 4:36 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSoutheast SE
KupangMon 3:06 PM456 km284 miles246 nmWest W
EndeMon 3:06 PM678 km421 miles366 nmWest W
AmbonMon 4:06 PM692 km430 miles373 nmNorth N
KendariMon 3:06 PM875 km544 miles473 nmNorthwest NW
RabaMon 3:06 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmWest W

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