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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: 44%

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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' South, Longitude: 145° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.01 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.2"930.34 miwest0° 01' 07.4"1.29 minorth930.40 mi
24 hours13° 56' 35.0"900.14 mieast1° 04' 06.0"73.50 minorth906.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleSat 5:40 PM229 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 5:40 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 5:40 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSat 5:10 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 5:40 PM1294 km804 miles698 nmNorth N
SydneySat 5:40 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CanberraSat 5:40 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouth S
AdelaideSat 5:10 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelbourneSat 5:40 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 5:10 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest-northwest WNW
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