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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 PM557 km346 miles301 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 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth S
BrisbaneSat 5:06 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliSat 4:06 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorthwest NW
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