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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: 63%

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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 155° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.93 meters/second, 1583.7 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.8"984.02 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 minorth984.38 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.3"787.49 mieast4° 14' 59.3"292.09 minorth844.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoTue 7:32 PM364 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraTue 7:32 PM484 km301 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaTue 6:32 PM559 km348 miles302 nmNorth N
BukaTue 6:32 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyTue 6:32 PM980 km609 miles529 nmWest W
CairnsTue 6:32 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaTue 7:32 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 8:32 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneTue 6:32 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmSouth S
JayapuraTue 5:32 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-northwest WNW
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