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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: 12%
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 Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 47' South
Longitude: 159° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.55 meters/second, 1546.4 km/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.8"960.66 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.21 misouth960.37 mi
24 hours13° 53' 13.2"924.51 mieast3° 02' 36.5"209.31 misouth940.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraWed 2:46 PM703 km437 miles379 nmNorth N
LuganvilleWed 2:46 PM804 km500 miles434 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 2:46 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaWed 2:46 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneWed 1:46 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsWed 1:46 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 1:46 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 3:46 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaWed 3:46 PM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmEast E
SydneyWed 1:46 PM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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