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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 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' South, Longitude: 147° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.07 meters/second, 1505.0 km/hour, 935.2 miles/hour or 812.7 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' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.3"934.92 miwest0° 03' 26.0"3.94 minorth935.10 mi
24 hours13° 51' 42.6"899.46 mieast1° 56' 53.1"134.00 minorth914.78 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 4:24 PM124 km77 miles67 nmEast E
TownsvilleSat 4:24 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
MackaySat 4:24 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSoutheast SE
Charters TowersSat 4:24 PM170 km106 miles92 nmWest W
CairnsSat 4:24 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 4:24 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 4:24 PM1201 km746 miles649 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 3:54 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 5:24 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 5:24 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouth S
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