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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 02:46:00 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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 137° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.26 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 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' 33.3"939.78 miwest0° 05' 42.6"6.54 misouth939.54 mi
24 hours15° 08' 50.5"990.18 mieast1° 35' 37.9"109.64 misouth991.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 12:16 PM340 km211 miles183 nmWest W
Alice SpringsWed 12:16 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsWed 12:46 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinWed 12:16 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 12:46 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNortheast NE
EuclaWed 11:31 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliWed 11:46 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Wed 1:16 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmSouth S
BrisbaneWed 12:46 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 11:46 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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