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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 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 18' South
Longitude: 150° 00' 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"934.92 miwest0° 03' 24.8"3.92 minorth935.10 mi
24 hours13° 51' 58.5"899.76 mieast1° 56' 27.2"133.51 minorth914.99 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 PM102 km63 miles55 nmWest W
MackaySat 4:14 PM127 km79 miles68 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 4:14 PM582 km361 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSat 4:14 PM852 km529 miles460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 4:14 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Sat 5:14 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 5:14 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Sat 5:14 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsSat 3:44 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 5:14 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast E
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