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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 = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 8:48:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 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° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 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"938.51 miWest0° 04' 25.3"5.07 miNorth938.74 mi
24 hours13° 23' 08.7"870.61 miEast2° 17' 50.1"158.00 miNorth890.79 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 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekSun 6:18 PM996 km619 miles538 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSun 6:18 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 6:48 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSun 6:48 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSun 6:18 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-northwest WNW
SydneySun 6:48 PM1714 km1065 miles926 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdelaideSun 6:18 PM1737 km1080 miles938 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSun 6:48 PM1784 km1109 miles963 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSun 5:48 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N

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