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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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 158° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.05 meters/second, 1505.0 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 06.7"934.84 miwest0° 03' 59.3"4.57 misouth934.65 mi
24 hours14° 45' 36.3"959.18 mieast0° 54' 25.8"62.41 misouth958.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 2:36 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneThu 1:36 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaThu 2:36 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 2:36 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmNorth N
CairnsThu 1:36 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Thu 2:36 PM1699 km1056 miles918 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 1:36 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Thu 2:36 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 3:36 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmEast E
YarenThu 3:36 PM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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