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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 60' South, Longitude: 151° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.53 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 22' 36.3"940.45 miwest0° 05' 50.9"6.71 misouth940.20 mi
24 hours15° 08' 07.3"990.04 mieast1° 39' 12.9"113.75 misouth991.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsWed 11:46 AM646 km401 miles349 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneWed 11:46 AM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 11:46 AM1153 km716 miles622 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 12:46 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Wed 12:46 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 12:46 PM1784 km1109 miles964 nmEast E
Canberra *Wed 12:46 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsWed 11:16 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 10:46 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Wed 12:16 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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