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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, October 14, 2012 at 12:02:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 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° 23' 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"998.82 miWest0° 12' 37.8"14.47 miSouth998.79 mi
24 hours12° 47' 31.2"882.48 miEast4° 56' 51.9"340.00 miSouth942.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSun 10:02 AM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaSun 10:02 AM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth S
GizoSun 11:02 AM463 km287 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 11:02 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSun 10:02 AM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 10:02 AM1077 km669 miles581 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSun 11:02 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSun 12:02 PM1345 km835 miles726 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 9:02 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmWest W
CairnsSun 10:02 AM1757 km1092 miles948 nmSouthwest SW

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