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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 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 136° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.44 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.1"949.28 miwest0° 06' 30.2"7.45 minorth949.60 mi
24 hours13° 02' 20.7"857.17 mieast3° 02' 21.3"209.01 minorth889.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSun 5:36 PM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsSun 5:36 PM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSun 5:36 PM907 km563 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 6:06 PM950 km591 miles513 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 6:06 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmNortheast NE
DiliSun 5:06 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaSun 4:51 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSun 5:06 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Sun 6:36 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 5:06 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth N
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