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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 4:56:00 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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 139° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.81 meters/second, 1504.1 km/hour, 934.6 miles/hour or 812.2 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' 05.7"934.30 miWest0° 03' 47.6"4.35 miSouth934.12 mi
24 hours14° 45' 24.3"958.44 miEast0° 49' 41.7"56.98 miSouth957.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaThu 2:56 PM71 km44 miles38 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tennant CreekThu 2:26 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 2:26 PM725 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 2:56 PM729 km453 miles393 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinThu 2:26 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 2:56 PM1427 km886 miles770 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 2:56 PM1576 km980 miles851 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Thu 3:26 PM1644 km1022 miles888 nmSouth S
EuclaThu 1:41 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmSouthwest SW
Sydney *Thu 3:56 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSoutheast SE

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