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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 02:36:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 139° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.31 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.67 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 33.8"939.89 miwest0° 05' 44.0"6.57 misouth939.64 mi
24 hours15° 08' 43.3"990.15 mieast1° 36' 14.4"110.34 misouth991.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaWed 12:36 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth S
NormantonWed 12:36 PM208 km129 miles112 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekWed 12:06 PM589 km366 miles318 nmWest W
CairnsWed 12:36 PM680 km422 miles367 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsWed 12:06 PM798 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinWed 12:06 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 12:36 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneWed 12:36 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Wed 1:06 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmSouth S
EuclaWed 11:21 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouthwest SW

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