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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 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' South, Longitude: 143° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.02 meters/second, 1497.7 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' 40.5"930.36 miwest0° 01' 08.5"1.31 minorth930.42 mi
24 hours13° 56' 26.4"900.00 mieast1° 04' 31.4"73.98 minorth906.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 5:48 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 5:18 PM1075 km668 miles580 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneSat 5:48 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 5:48 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SydneySat 5:48 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdelaideSat 5:18 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSat 5:48 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 5:18 PM1686 km1048 miles910 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelbourneSat 5:48 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth S
EuclaSat 4:33 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSouthwest SW
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