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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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' South, Longitude: 133° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.66 meters/second, 1496.4 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' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 23' 20.3"929.57 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth929.57 mi
24 hours14° 27' 50.5"934.41 mieast0° 40' 41.8"46.66 minorth937.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 3:54 PM182 km113 miles99 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsFri 3:54 PM312 km194 miles169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 3:54 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 3:09 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 4:24 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliFri 3:24 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Fri 4:54 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 4:24 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 2:24 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneFri 4:24 PM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmEast-southeast ESE

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