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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 = Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:16:00 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: 5%

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 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 42' South, Longitude: 144° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.4 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"16.30 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.0"978.12 miWest0° 11' 03.2"12.66 miSouth977.88 mi
24 hours13° 49' 24.5"936.33 miEast4° 03' 54.4"279.46 miSouth969.79 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 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNortheast NE
CairnsMon 10:16 AM585 km363 miles316 nmSouth S
LaeMon 10:16 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenMon 10:16 AM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 9:16 AM1114 km692 miles602 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 9:46 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 11:16 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast E
ManokwariMon 9:16 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 9:46 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneMon 10:16 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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