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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: 56%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 00' South
Longitude: 159° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.43 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.3"938.03 miwest0° 04' 17.2"4.91 minorth938.26 mi
24 hours13° 24' 50.9"872.07 mieast2° 14' 50.6"154.59 minorth891.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 6:40 PM737 km458 miles398 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSun 6:40 PM928 km577 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 6:40 PM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSun 5:40 PM1076 km668 miles581 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSun 6:40 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 5:40 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest W
SydneySun 5:40 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySun 5:40 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 7:40 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmEast E
CanberraSun 5:40 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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