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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 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 42' South, Longitude: 141° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 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' 24.0"1001.92 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1001.96 mi
24 hours12° 25' 04.3"858.64 mieast5° 03' 07.9"347.17 misouth924.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSun 11:20 AM145 km90 miles78 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenSun 12:20 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeSun 12:20 PM808 km502 miles436 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 11:20 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 12:20 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSun 11:20 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSun 11:50 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSun 12:20 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 12:20 PM1742 km1082 miles940 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoSun 10:20 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmWest W
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