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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: 10%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' South, Longitude: 161° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.08 meters/second, 1505.1 km/hour, 935.2 miles/hour or 812.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 06.8"934.97 miwest0° 04' 00.7"4.60 misouth934.79 mi
24 hours14° 45' 37.4"959.34 mieast0° 55' 01.9"63.10 misouth958.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 2:26 PM612 km380 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 2:26 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleThu 2:26 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 1:26 PM1161 km721 miles627 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 2:26 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmNorth N
CairnsThu 1:26 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest W
Sydney *Thu 2:26 PM1816 km1128 miles980 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 3:26 PM1839 km1142 miles993 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 1:26 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Thu 2:26 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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