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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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 151° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.14 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.2"948.54 miwest0° 06' 23.8"7.33 minorth948.86 mi
24 hours13° 04' 19.5"858.76 mieast3° 00' 09.6"206.48 minorth890.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 5:06 PM611 km379 miles330 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSun 5:06 PM1034 km642 miles558 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySun 5:06 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 6:06 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Sun 6:06 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 6:06 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmEast E
Canberra *Sun 6:06 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsSun 4:36 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 4:06 PM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Sun 5:36 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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