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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 07:06:00 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: 41%

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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 151° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.13 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' 22.0"948.53 miwest0° 06' 23.6"7.33 minorth948.85 mi
24 hours13° 04' 21.7"858.79 mieast3° 00' 07.2"206.43 minorth890.05 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 PM638 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSun 5:06 PM1029 km640 miles556 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySun 5:06 PM1086 km675 miles587 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 6:06 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Sun 6:06 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 6:06 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmEast E
Canberra *Sun 6:06 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsSun 4:36 PM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 4:06 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Sun 5:36 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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