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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 3:46:00 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 156° 32' 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"15.58 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 06.6"934.78 miWest0° 03' 58.0"4.55 miSouth934.59 mi
24 hours14° 45' 35.2"959.10 miEast0° 53' 53.9"61.80 miSouth958.31 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 PM896 km556 miles484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaThu 2:46 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsThu 1:46 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 2:46 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaThu 2:46 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 1:46 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 2:46 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Thu 2:46 PM1837 km1142 miles992 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Thu 2:46 PM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 3:46 PM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmEast E

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