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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 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 46' South, Longitude: 159° 57' 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 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.0"960.61 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.21 misouth960.31 mi
24 hours13° 53' 12.0"924.44 mieast3° 02' 39.6"209.36 misouth940.64 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 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
LuganvilleWed 2:46 PM775 km482 miles419 nmEast E
GizoWed 2:46 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaWed 2:46 PM918 km570 miles496 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaWed 2:46 PM992 km616 miles536 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneWed 1:46 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsWed 1:46 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 1:46 PM1552 km965 miles838 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 3:46 PM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaWed 3:46 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast E
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