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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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 11' South, Longitude: 155° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.58 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.7"998.89 miwest0° 12' 37.8"14.47 misouth998.85 mi
24 hours12° 47' 32.9"882.57 mieast4° 56' 51.2"340.01 misouth942.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSun 10:02 AM231 km143 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoSun 11:02 AM473 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 11:02 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSun 10:02 AM944 km586 miles510 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 10:02 AM1052 km653 miles568 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 11:02 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSun 12:02 PM1373 km853 miles742 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 9:02 AM1612 km1001 miles870 nmWest W
CairnsSun 10:02 AM1739 km1080 miles939 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 11:02 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmSoutheast SE
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