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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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 149° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.17 meters/second, 1555.8 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.8"966.63 miwest0° 08' 39.9"9.93 minorth967.01 mi
24 hours12° 16' 17.7"819.60 mieast3° 46' 21.3"259.36 minorth866.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 6:06 PM490 km304 miles264 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 6:06 PM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeMon 6:06 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 7:06 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneMon 6:06 PM1404 km873 miles758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraMon 5:06 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 5:36 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 7:06 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast E
Sydney *Mon 7:06 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 5:36 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest W
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