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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: 22%

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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 159° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.74 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.4"943.18 miwest0° 05' 58.0"6.84 misouth942.92 mi
24 hours14° 12' 48.9"930.17 mieast1° 46' 04.2"121.61 misouth933.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 3:46 PM846 km525 miles457 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleThu 3:46 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 3:46 PM977 km607 miles528 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 3:46 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 2:46 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 2:46 PM1434 km891 miles775 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 2:46 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorthwest NW
SydneyThu 2:46 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 4:46 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmEast E
CanberraThu 2:46 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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