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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: 5%

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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 144° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.36 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.9"978.18 miwest0° 11' 03.1"12.66 misouth977.93 mi
24 hours13° 49' 26.9"936.43 mieast4° 03' 52.1"279.44 misouth969.87 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 10:16 AM375 km233 miles203 nmNortheast NE
CairnsMon 10:16 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeMon 10:16 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenMon 10:16 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 9:16 AM1103 km685 miles595 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 9:46 AM1503 km934 miles811 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 9:16 AM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 11:16 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast E
Alice SpringsMon 9:46 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneMon 10:16 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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