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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 = Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 8:40:00 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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 144° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.92 meters/second, 1544.1 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.99 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.4"959.27 miWest0° 06' 51.0"7.85 miNorth959.58 mi
24 hours13° 13' 35.8"878.72 miEast3° 09' 57.0"217.66 miNorth911.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 6:40 PM172 km107 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 6:40 PM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 6:10 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 6:10 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 6:40 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 5:40 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 7:40 PM1849 km1149 miles999 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariSat 5:40 PM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 7:40 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 7:10 PM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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