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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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 08:06:00 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: 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 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 150° 13' 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.7"966.55 miwest0° 08' 39.9"9.93 minorth966.93 mi
24 hours12° 16' 19.7"819.57 mieast3° 46' 19.6"259.31 minorth865.96 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 PM516 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 6:06 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeMon 6:06 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 7:06 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneMon 6:06 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraMon 5:06 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaMon 7:06 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmEast E
Alice SpringsMon 5:36 PM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Mon 7:06 PM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 5:36 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmWest W

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