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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 3:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' South, Longitude: 154° 08' 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"934.71 miWest0° 03' 56.5"4.52 miSouth934.52 mi
24 hours14° 45' 33.8"959.01 miEast0° 53' 17.9"61.11 miSouth958.21 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 PM828 km514 miles447 nmSouth S
CairnsThu 1:56 PM949 km590 miles512 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 2:56 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 2:56 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 1:56 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 2:56 PM1515 km942 miles818 nmEast E
Sydney *Thu 2:56 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 2:56 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 1:26 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Thu 2:56 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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