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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: 4%
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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 44' South
Longitude: 144° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.22 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.0"948.71 miwest0° 07' 18.8"8.38 misouth948.43 mi
24 hours14° 37' 05.1"963.19 mieast2° 18' 17.2"158.53 misouth969.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsWed 1:36 PM205 km127 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyWed 1:36 PM978 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsWed 1:06 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneWed 1:36 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinWed 1:06 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 12:36 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Wed 2:36 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:36 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Wed 2:06 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Wed 2:36 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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