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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 06:24:00 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: 40%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' South, Longitude: 161° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 26' 18.5"948.07 miwest0° 06' 19.2"7.25 minorth948.38 mi
24 hours13° 05' 44.9"859.94 mieast2° 58' 34.0"204.66 minorth890.75 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 PM657 km408 miles355 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleSun 5:24 PM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 5:24 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 5:24 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 4:24 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSun 4:24 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmWest W
Suva *Sun 7:24 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 4:24 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sun 5:24 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 6:24 PM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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