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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 = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 3:36:00 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: 4%

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 144° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.22 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 949.0 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"948.66 miWest0° 07' 18.9"8.39 miSouth948.38 mi
24 hours14° 37' 04.2"963.12 miEast2° 18' 20.9"158.59 miSouth969.70 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 PM180 km112 miles97 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyWed 1:36 PM968 km601 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsWed 1:06 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneWed 1:36 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinWed 1:06 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 12:36 PM1727 km1073 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Wed 2:36 PM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:36 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Wed 2:06 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Wed 2:36 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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