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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 7:06:00 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: 30%

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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' South, Longitude: 137° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.19 meters/second, 1505.5 km/hour, 935.5 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 03.4"0.07 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.0"935.21 miWest0° 03' 31.6"4.04 miNorth935.39 mi
24 hours13° 50' 27.5"898.33 miEast1° 58' 54.5"136.31 miNorth914.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaSat 5:06 PM186 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekSat 4:36 PM382 km237 miles206 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 4:36 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 5:06 PM920 km572 miles497 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinSat 4:36 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaSat 3:51 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 5:06 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Sat 5:36 PM1629 km1012 miles879 nmSouth S
BrisbaneSat 5:06 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliSat 4:06 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorthwest NW

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