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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' South, Longitude: 133° 24' 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"929.50 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth929.50 mi
24 hours14° 27' 51.8"934.37 mieast0° 40' 37.9"46.59 minorth937.61 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 PM167 km104 miles90 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsFri 3:54 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 3:54 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 3:09 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 4:24 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliFri 3:24 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Fri 4:54 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 4:24 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneFri 4:24 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmEast-southeast ESE
PerthFri 2:24 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmSouthwest SW

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