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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, July 2, 2012 at 12:44:00 PM.

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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: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 2, 2012 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 35' South, Longitude: 151° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.60 meters/second, 1488.9 km/hour, 925.2 miles/hour or 804.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.42 miWest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miNorth15.42 mi
1 hour14° 22' 41.5"924.87 miWest0° 01' 32.0"1.76 miNorth924.95 mi
24 hours14° 44' 45.2"948.50 miEast1° 18' 45.0"90.30 miNorth956.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonMon 10:44 PM216 km134 miles117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MackayMon 10:44 PM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 10:44 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsMon 10:44 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorthwest NW
SydneyMon 10:44 PM1360 km845 miles735 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyMon 10:44 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CanberraMon 10:44 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 11:44 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsMon 10:14 PM1810 km1124 miles977 nmWest W
Port VilaMon 11:44 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast E

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