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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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 139° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.11 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"948.48 miwest0° 07' 16.2"8.34 misouth948.19 mi
24 hours14° 37' 21.1"963.26 mieast2° 17' 10.8"157.27 misouth969.66 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 PM194 km121 miles105 nmEast E
Tennant CreekWed 1:26 PM572 km355 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsWed 1:56 PM700 km435 miles378 nmEast E
Alice SpringsWed 1:26 PM862 km536 miles465 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinWed 1:26 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyWed 1:56 PM1259 km783 miles680 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraWed 12:56 PM1694 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 1:56 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSoutheast SE
DiliWed 12:56 PM1797 km1117 miles971 nmWest-northwest WNW
EuclaWed 12:41 PM1860 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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