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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 132° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.66 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 32.1"939.56 miwest0° 05' 39.4"6.48 misouth939.32 mi
24 hours15° 09' 05.9"990.25 mieast1° 34' 17.2"108.10 misouth991.32 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 12:38 PM227 km141 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsWed 12:38 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 12:38 PM749 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
DiliWed 12:08 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 11:53 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsWed 1:08 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmEast E
Adelaide *Wed 1:38 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 1:08 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariWed 12:08 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth N
JayapuraWed 12:08 PM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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