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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: 6%
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 33' South
Longitude: 156° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.64 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.32 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.4"978.80 miwest0° 11' 06.3"12.72 misouth978.56 mi
24 hours13° 47' 43.9"935.01 mieast4° 05' 31.7"281.34 misouth969.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoMon 10:26 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNorth N
HoniaraMon 10:26 AM430 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaMon 9:26 AM601 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyMon 9:26 AM1063 km660 miles574 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 9:26 AM1316 km818 miles710 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 10:26 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 11:26 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneMon 9:26 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 8:26 AM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirMon 10:26 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmNorth N
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