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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 3:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 139° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.12 meters/second, 1526.8 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 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' 07.2"0.14 miSouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.1"948.43 miWest0° 07' 16.3"8.34 miSouth948.14 mi
24 hours14° 37' 20.3"963.19 miEast2° 17' 14.5"157.33 miSouth969.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonWed 1:56 PM166 km103 miles90 nmEast E
Tennant CreekWed 1:26 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsWed 1:56 PM672 km418 miles363 nmEast E
Alice SpringsWed 1:26 PM879 km546 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinWed 1:26 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyWed 1:56 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraWed 12:56 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 1:56 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmSoutheast SE
DiliWed 12:56 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmWest-northwest WNW
EuclaWed 12:41 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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