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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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 162° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.89 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.58 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.4"934.52 miwest0° 03' 18.2"3.79 minorth934.70 mi
24 hours13° 53' 27.0"901.02 mieast1° 54' 01.5"130.72 minorth915.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 4:24 PM508 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 4:24 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 4:24 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 3:24 PM1208 km750 miles652 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 4:24 PM1227 km762 miles663 nmNorth N
SuvaSat 5:24 PM1742 km1083 miles941 nmEast E
CairnsSat 3:24 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmWest W
Sydney *Sat 4:24 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 3:24 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sat 4:24 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmSouthwest SW

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