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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: 91%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:56 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:28 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: 147° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.20 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.52 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.4"930.77 miwest0° 03' 31.0"4.03 minorth930.96 mi
24 hours14° 07' 02.0"912.34 mieast2° 01' 35.3"139.41 minorth928.81 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 PM127 km79 miles69 nmEast-northeast ENE
MackayMon 9:44 PM134 km83 miles72 nmEast-southeast ESE
TownsvilleMon 9:44 PM221 km138 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsMon 9:44 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 9:44 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyMon 9:44 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth N
SydneyMon 9:44 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsMon 9:14 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest-southwest WSW
CanberraMon 9:44 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth S
AdelaideMon 9:14 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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