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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, October 22, 2012 at 7:06:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 164° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.84 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.10 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.9"965.81 miWest0° 08' 35.3"9.84 miNorth966.19 mi
24 hours12° 18' 08.8"821.03 miEast3° 44' 49.1"257.58 miNorth866.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 6:06 PM268 km166 miles144 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 6:06 PM473 km294 miles256 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaMon 6:06 PM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 6:06 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Mon 8:06 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 7:06 PM1647 km1024 miles889 nmNorth N
FunafutiMon 7:06 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneMon 5:06 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 5:06 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 5:06 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmWest W

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