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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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 12' South
Longitude: 120° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.95 meters/second, 1511.8 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.66 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.7"939.15 miwest0° 05' 32.3"6.35 misouth938.90 mi
24 hours15° 09' 38.7"990.46 mieast1° 31' 16.9"104.66 misouth991.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandWed 11:56 AM221 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
BroomeWed 11:56 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarWed 11:56 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 12:56 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinWed 1:26 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthWed 11:56 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangWed 10:56 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsWed 1:26 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmEast-southeast ESE
SurabayaWed 10:56 AM1555 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarWed 11:56 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth N
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