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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 144° 33' 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.58 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.9"934.44 miwest0° 03' 50.7"4.41 misouth934.26 mi
24 hours14° 45' 27.7"958.63 mieast0° 50' 53.7"58.35 misouth957.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Charters TowersThu 2:36 PM179 km111 miles97 nmEast E
CairnsThu 2:36 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsThu 2:06 PM1172 km729 miles633 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 2:36 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 2:36 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Thu 3:36 PM1660 km1032 miles896 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 2:06 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest-northwest WNW
Canberra *Thu 3:36 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Thu 3:06 PM1744 km1083 miles941 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Thu 3:36 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth S

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