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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 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' South, Longitude: 128° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.97 meters/second, 1573.1 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.29 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.1"977.24 miwest0° 10' 58.6"12.58 misouth976.99 mi
24 hours13° 51' 48.6"938.30 mieast4° 01' 32.1"276.75 misouth970.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 10:56 AM310 km193 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
SameMon 10:26 AM416 km258 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiMon 10:26 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauMon 10:26 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 10:26 AM460 km286 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
KupangMon 9:26 AM525 km326 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
EndeMon 9:26 AM777 km483 miles419 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbonMon 10:26 AM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth N
KendariMon 9:26 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarMon 9:26 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmNorthwest NW
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