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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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 04' South
Longitude: 153° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.99 meters/second, 1504.8 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 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' 06.5"934.77 miwest0° 03' 56.3"4.52 misouth934.58 mi
24 hours14° 45' 33.7"959.07 mieast0° 53' 13.8"61.04 misouth958.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneThu 1:56 PM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth S
CairnsThu 1:56 PM923 km573 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 2:56 PM1329 km826 miles717 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 2:56 PM1346 km837 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 1:56 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 2:56 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast E
Sydney *Thu 2:56 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 2:56 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 1:26 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Thu 2:56 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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