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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 127° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.34 meters/second, 1556.4 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.12 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.7"966.91 miwest0° 09' 57.4"11.41 misouth966.63 mi
24 hours14° 09' 43.0"949.50 mieast3° 29' 53.2"240.55 misouth971.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinTue 1:18 PM461 km287 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuaiTue 12:48 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangTue 11:48 AM587 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
SameTue 12:48 PM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauTue 12:48 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth N
DiliTue 12:48 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeTue 11:48 AM835 km519 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekTue 1:18 PM970 km602 miles524 nmSoutheast SE
KendariTue 11:48 AM1240 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 1:18 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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