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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 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° 16' 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
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.12 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.7"966.86 miwest0° 09' 57.4"11.41 misouth966.57 mi
24 hours14° 09' 41.4"949.41 mieast3° 29' 56.2"240.59 misouth971.69 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 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuaiTue 12:48 PM590 km367 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangTue 11:48 AM606 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
SameTue 12:48 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauTue 12:48 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
DiliTue 12:48 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeTue 11:48 AM856 km532 miles462 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekTue 1:18 PM947 km589 miles512 nmSoutheast SE
KendariTue 11:48 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 1:18 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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