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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: 40%
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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 20' South
Longitude: 161° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 26' 18.6"948.15 miwest0° 06' 19.3"7.25 minorth948.46 mi
24 hours13° 05' 42.8"859.97 mieast2° 58' 36.6"204.72 minorth890.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 5:24 PM679 km422 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleSun 5:24 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 5:24 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 5:24 PM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 4:24 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSun 4:24 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest W
Suva *Sun 7:24 PM1794 km1114 miles968 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 4:24 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sun 5:24 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 6:24 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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