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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 127° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.86 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.80 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 23' 50.6"947.85 miWest0° 07' 10.0"8.22 miSouth947.56 mi
24 hours14° 37' 59.2"963.36 miEast2° 14' 28.1"154.15 miSouth969.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekWed 12:46 PM42 km26 miles22 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 2:16 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekWed 2:16 PM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsWed 2:16 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
KupangWed 12:46 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiWed 1:46 PM979 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameWed 1:46 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 1:46 PM1053 km654 miles568 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 1:31 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
MakassarWed 12:46 PM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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