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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 05:24:00 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: 29%

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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 162° 17' 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' 27.3"934.51 miwest0° 03' 18.0"3.79 minorth934.69 mi
24 hours13° 53' 29.0"901.05 mieast1° 53' 58.2"130.66 minorth915.77 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 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 4:24 PM698 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 4:24 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 3:24 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 4:24 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 5:24 PM1715 km1065 miles926 nmEast E
CairnsSat 3:24 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest W
Sydney *Sat 4:24 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 3:24 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sat 4:24 PM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmSouthwest SW

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