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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: 30%

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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 139° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.2"999.57 miwest0° 11' 38.3"13.33 minorth999.82 mi
24 hours11° 24' 38.3"785.89 mieast4° 39' 51.9"320.52 minorth850.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 4:06 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenTue 5:06 PM525 km326 miles284 nmEast E
ManokwariTue 4:06 PM784 km487 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
LaeTue 5:06 PM841 km522 miles454 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 5:06 PM960 km596 miles518 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinTue 4:36 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 5:06 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokTue 4:06 PM1523 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 4:06 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoTue 3:06 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmWest-northwest WNW
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