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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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 08' South
Longitude: 139° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.81 meters/second, 1504.1 km/hour, 934.6 miles/hour or 812.1 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"934.36 miwest0° 03' 47.5"4.35 misouth934.18 mi
24 hours14° 45' 24.1"958.49 mieast0° 49' 37.6"56.90 misouth957.61 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 PM66 km41 miles35 nmSouth S
Tennant CreekThu 2:26 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 2:26 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 2:56 PM753 km468 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinThu 2:26 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 2:56 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 2:56 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Thu 3:26 PM1642 km1021 miles887 nmSouth S
EuclaThu 1:41 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmSouthwest SW
Sydney *Thu 3:56 PM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmSoutheast SE
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