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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 4:08:00 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 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 136° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.06 meters/second, 1526.6 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 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' 52.6"948.29 miWest0° 07' 14.8"8.31 miSouth948.00 mi
24 hours14° 37' 29.8"963.23 miEast2° 16' 34.5"156.56 miSouth969.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 1:38 PM329 km204 miles178 nmSouthwest SW
Alice SpringsWed 1:38 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinWed 1:38 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 2:08 PM976 km607 miles527 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 2:08 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmNortheast NE
DiliWed 1:08 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaWed 12:53 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 1:08 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariWed 1:08 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Wed 2:38 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSouth S

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