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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
This phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' South, Longitude: 144° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.5"1001.94 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1001.99 mi
24 hours12° 24' 54.4"858.46 mieast5° 03' 11.7"347.24 misouth923.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSun 11:10 AM392 km244 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mount HagenSun 12:10 PM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth S
LaeSun 12:10 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySun 12:10 PM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSun 11:10 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest W
MelekeokSun 11:10 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaSun 12:10 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 12:10 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 1:10 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinSun 11:40 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmSouthwest SW
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