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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 Monday, July 30, 2012 at 11:44:00 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: 91%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 30, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 148° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.19 meters/second, 1498.3 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.52 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.4"930.70 miwest0° 03' 30.7"4.03 minorth930.89 mi
24 hours14° 07' 03.4"912.29 mieast2° 01' 31.8"139.33 minorth928.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandMon 9:44 PM103 km64 miles55 nmEast-northeast ENE
MackayMon 9:44 PM107 km66 miles58 nmEast-southeast ESE
Charters TowersMon 9:44 PM222 km138 miles120 nmWest-northwest WNW
TownsvilleMon 9:44 PM237 km148 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 9:44 PM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 9:44 PM877 km545 miles473 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyMon 9:44 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth N
SydneyMon 9:44 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsMon 9:14 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmWest-southwest WSW
CanberraMon 9:44 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmSouth S

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