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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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 156° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.02 meters/second, 1504.9 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 06.5"934.84 miwest0° 03' 57.8"4.55 misouth934.65 mi
24 hours14° 45' 35.0"959.16 mieast0° 53' 49.8"61.72 misouth958.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneThu 1:46 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaThu 2:46 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsThu 1:46 PM1161 km721 miles627 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 2:46 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaThu 2:46 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 1:46 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 2:46 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Thu 2:46 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Thu 2:46 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 3:46 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmEast E
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