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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

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 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 57' South, Longitude: 141° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.43 meters/second, 1542.4 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.97 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.9"958.15 miwest0° 08' 53.8"10.20 misouth957.85 mi
24 hours14° 37' 37.4"972.93 mieast3° 00' 41.6"207.12 misouth987.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonTue 11:26 AM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsTue 11:26 AM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekTue 10:56 AM890 km553 miles480 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 11:26 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsTue 10:56 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 10:56 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraTue 10:26 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 11:26 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariTue 10:26 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 10:26 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest-northwest WNW
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