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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 4:06:00 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 04:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' South, Longitude: 151° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.96 meters/second, 1504.7 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 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' 06.4"934.64 miWest0° 03' 55.1"4.49 miSouth934.46 mi
24 hours14° 45' 32.4"958.92 miEast0° 52' 41.8"60.42 miSouth958.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 2:06 PM720 km447 miles389 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneThu 2:06 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 2:06 PM1273 km791 miles688 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 3:06 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Thu 3:06 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 3:06 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouth S
Port VilaThu 3:06 PM1765 km1096 miles953 nmEast E
Alice SpringsThu 1:36 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Thu 3:06 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Thu 2:36 PM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmSouthwest SW

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