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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 5:46:00 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: 11%

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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 127° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.66 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.57 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.1"933.98 miWest0° 03' 40.2"4.21 miSouth933.80 mi
24 hours14° 45' 14.4"957.94 miEast0° 46' 41.3"53.53 miSouth957.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekThu 1:46 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth N
Tennant CreekThu 3:16 PM675 km420 miles365 nmEast E
Alice SpringsThu 3:16 PM741 km460 miles400 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinThu 3:16 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaThu 2:31 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmSouth S
DiliThu 2:46 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorth N
PerthThu 1:46 PM1764 km1096 miles952 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarThu 1:46 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 1:46 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 3:46 PM1934 km1202 miles1045 nmEast E

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