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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: 41%

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 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' South, Longitude: 153° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.09 meters/second, 1526.7 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 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' 21.2"948.50 miwest0° 06' 22.7"7.31 minorth948.82 mi
24 hours13° 04' 39.3"859.09 mieast2° 59' 47.6"206.07 minorth890.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 4:56 PM861 km535 miles465 nmWest W
BrisbaneSun 4:56 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 5:56 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbySun 4:56 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 5:56 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 5:56 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmEast E
Sydney *Sun 5:56 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 5:56 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSun 4:26 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 3:56 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNorthwest NW
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