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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: 19%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' South, Longitude: 156° 38' 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
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' 12.6"0.24 misouth929.46 mi
24 hours14° 29' 41.9"936.37 mieast0° 35' 05.9"40.24 minorth939.04 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 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaFri 3:46 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmEast E
CairnsFri 2:46 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaFri 3:46 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 3:46 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Fri 3:46 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 2:46 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Fri 3:46 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Fri 3:46 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 4:46 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmEast E

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