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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 = Friday, October 19, 2012 at 4:46:00 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: 19%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' South, Longitude: 156° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.50 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 17.4"929.48 miWest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 miSouth929.46 mi
24 hours14° 29' 43.1"936.39 miEast0° 35' 02.0"40.17 miNorth939.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneFri 2:46 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaFri 3:46 PM998 km620 miles539 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 3:46 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsFri 2:46 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 3:46 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Fri 3:46 PM1536 km955 miles829 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 2:46 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Fri 3:46 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Fri 3:46 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 4:46 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmEast E

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