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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 44%

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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' South, Longitude: 144° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.01 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"930.29 miWest0° 01' 08.3"1.31 miNorth930.35 mi
24 hours13° 56' 27.6"899.96 miEast1° 04' 27.7"73.91 miNorth906.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Charters TowersSat 5:48 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsSat 5:48 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 5:18 PM1100 km683 miles594 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneSat 5:48 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 5:48 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SydneySat 5:48 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdelaideSat 5:18 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSat 5:48 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 5:18 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelbourneSat 5:48 PM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmSouth S

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