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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 6:14:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' South, Longitude: 150° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.04 meters/second, 1504.9 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.59 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 30.6"934.85 miWest0° 03' 24.7"3.91 miNorth935.03 mi
24 hours13° 52' 00.4"899.72 miEast1° 56' 24.0"133.44 miNorth914.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandSat 4:14 PM129 km80 miles70 nmWest W
MackaySat 4:14 PM147 km91 miles79 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 4:14 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSat 4:14 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 4:14 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Sat 5:14 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 5:14 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Sat 5:14 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsSat 3:44 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 5:14 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmEast E

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