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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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 07' South
Longitude: 144° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.87 meters/second, 1504.3 km/hour, 934.7 miles/hour or 812.3 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' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.9"934.49 miwest0° 03' 50.5"4.40 misouth934.31 mi
24 hours14° 45' 27.5"958.69 mieast0° 50' 49.6"58.28 misouth957.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 2:36 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsThu 2:06 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 2:36 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 2:36 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinThu 2:06 PM1666 km1035 miles899 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Thu 3:36 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Thu 3:06 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Thu 3:36 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Melbourne *Thu 3:36 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth S
JayapuraThu 1:36 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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