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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: 29%

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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 162° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.88 meters/second, 1504.4 km/hour, 934.8 miles/hour or 812.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.58 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.2"934.56 miwest0° 03' 17.6"3.78 minorth934.73 mi
24 hours13° 53' 34.1"901.19 mieast1° 53' 49.8"130.51 minorth915.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 4:20 PM419 km260 miles226 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 4:20 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 4:20 PM696 km432 miles376 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 4:20 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 3:20 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSat 5:20 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast E
CairnsSat 3:20 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmWest W
Sydney *Sat 4:20 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 3:20 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmWest-northwest WNW
Canberra *Sat 4:20 PM2140 km1330 miles1155 nmSouthwest SW
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