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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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 17' South
Longitude: 147° 36' 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"934.99 miwest0° 03' 26.1"3.94 minorth935.17 mi
24 hours13° 51' 40.6"899.49 mieast1° 56' 56.3"134.07 minorth914.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleSat 4:24 PM145 km90 miles78 nmNorthwest NW
Lindeman IslandSat 4:24 PM151 km94 miles82 nmEast E
MackaySat 4:24 PM190 km118 miles103 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSat 4:24 PM419 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 4:24 PM968 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 4:24 PM1200 km745 miles648 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 3:54 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 5:24 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 5:24 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 5:24 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmNortheast NE
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