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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: 45%
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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 03' South
Longitude: 131° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.07 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.8 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' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.1"930.49 miwest0° 01' 15.5"1.44 minorth930.56 mi
24 hours13° 55' 32.1"899.12 mieast1° 07' 09.4"77.00 minorth905.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 6:08 PM285 km177 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSat 6:08 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 6:08 PM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 5:23 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 6:38 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSat 5:38 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdelaideSat 6:08 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthSat 4:38 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 6:38 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSat 4:38 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmNorthwest NW
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