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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 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' South, Longitude: 143° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.2"938.58 miwest0° 04' 25.4"5.07 minorth938.81 mi
24 hours13° 23' 07.1"870.65 mieast2° 17' 52.9"158.07 minorth890.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 6:48 PM414 km258 miles224 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekSun 6:18 PM968 km601 miles523 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSun 6:18 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 6:48 PM1227 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSun 6:48 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSun 6:18 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmWest-northwest WNW
SydneySun 6:48 PM1726 km1073 miles932 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdelaideSun 6:18 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSun 6:48 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSun 5:48 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmNorth N
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