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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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 3:26:00 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: 10%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' South, Longitude: 161° 20' 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' 07.0"934.92 miWest0° 04' 01.0"4.61 miSouth934.73 mi
24 hours14° 45' 37.5"959.29 miEast0° 55' 05.9"63.17 miSouth958.52 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 PM587 km364 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 2:26 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleThu 2:26 PM796 km495 miles430 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 1:26 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 2:26 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmNorth N
CairnsThu 1:26 PM1678 km1042 miles906 nmWest W
SuvaThu 3:26 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmEast E
Sydney *Thu 2:26 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 1:26 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Thu 2:26 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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