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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 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 48' South
Longitude: 136° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.05 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' 52.5"948.34 miwest0° 07' 14.7"8.31 misouth948.05 mi
24 hours14° 37' 30.6"963.30 mieast2° 16' 30.9"156.50 misouth969.61 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 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
Alice SpringsWed 1:38 PM703 km437 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinWed 1:38 PM838 km520 miles452 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 2:08 PM1005 km624 miles542 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 2:08 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmNortheast NE
DiliWed 1:08 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaWed 12:53 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 1:08 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariWed 1:08 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Wed 2:38 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSouth S
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