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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 Tuesday, November 13, 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 156° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.80 meters/second, 1543.7 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 24' 21.8"958.90 miwest0° 09' 00.4"10.32 misouth958.60 mi
24 hours14° 35' 54.4"971.70 mieast3° 03' 42.9"210.57 misouth986.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 11:26 AM807 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoTue 11:26 AM853 km530 miles460 nmNorth N
CairnsTue 10:26 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 10:26 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaTue 11:26 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaTue 11:26 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneTue 10:26 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 12:26 PM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Tue 11:26 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraTue 9:26 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNorthwest NW
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