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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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 141° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.5"948.60 miwest0° 07' 17.5"8.36 misouth948.31 mi
24 hours14° 37' 13.1"963.22 mieast2° 17' 44.0"157.90 misouth969.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonWed 1:46 PM61 km38 miles33 nmWest W
CairnsWed 1:46 PM449 km279 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekWed 1:16 PM814 km506 miles439 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsWed 1:16 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 1:46 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinWed 1:16 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneWed 1:46 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 12:46 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Wed 2:16 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth S
EuclaWed 12:31 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSouthwest SW
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