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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 00:26:00 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: 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 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' South, Longitude: 142° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.2"978.00 miwest0° 11' 02.5"12.65 misouth977.75 mi
24 hours13° 49' 45.2"936.61 mieast4° 03' 34.2"279.08 misouth969.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaMon 10:26 AM122 km76 miles66 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 10:26 AM573 km356 miles309 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsMon 10:26 AM674 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mount HagenMon 10:26 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeMon 10:26 AM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 9:26 AM1036 km644 miles559 nmNorth N
DarwinMon 9:56 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 9:26 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 9:56 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliMon 9:26 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest W

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