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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 07:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 34' South, Longitude: 140° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.48 meters/second, 1618.1 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.1"1005.39 miwest0° 11' 34.9"13.26 minorth1005.49 mi
24 hours10° 59' 12.7"759.94 mieast4° 32' 40.3"312.25 minorth821.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraWed 4:52 PM231 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariWed 4:52 PM668 km415 miles361 nmWest W
MelekeokWed 4:52 PM1076 km669 miles581 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 5:52 PM1262 km784 miles681 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 5:52 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinWed 5:22 PM1663 km1034 miles898 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoWed 3:52 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest W
General SantosWed 3:52 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoWed 3:52 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliWed 4:52 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
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