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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, November 12, 2012 at 00:02:00 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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 40' South, Longitude: 148° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.44 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.2"978.30 miwest0° 11' 04.1"12.68 misouth978.05 mi
24 hours13° 48' 55.8"935.93 mieast4° 04' 22.5"280.00 misouth969.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyMon 10:02 AM271 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeMon 10:02 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsMon 10:02 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukaMon 10:02 AM986 km613 miles532 nmNortheast NE
ArawaMon 10:02 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmNortheast NE
GizoMon 11:02 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraMon 11:02 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmEast E
JayapuraMon 9:02 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneMon 10:02 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 9:32 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmWest W

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