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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 07:24:00 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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 133° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.25 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.59 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.2"935.33 miwest0° 03' 33.9"4.09 minorth935.52 mi
24 hours13° 49' 55.3"897.85 mieast1° 59' 46.2"137.30 minorth913.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 4:54 PM100 km62 miles54 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSat 4:54 PM387 km240 miles209 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 4:54 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 4:09 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 5:24 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSat 4:24 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Sat 5:54 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 5:24 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 4:24 PM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 4:24 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth N

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