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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 3:36:00 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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 158° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.05 meters/second, 1505.0 km/hour, 935.2 miles/hour or 812.6 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' 06.7"934.85 miWest0° 03' 59.5"4.58 miSouth934.66 mi
24 hours14° 45' 36.4"959.20 miEast0° 54' 29.9"62.48 miSouth958.42 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 PM818 km508 miles442 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleThu 2:36 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneThu 1:36 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaThu 2:36 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 2:36 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmNorth N
CairnsThu 1:36 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Thu 2:36 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 1:36 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Thu 2:36 PM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 3:36 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast E

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