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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 1:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 164° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.81 meters/second, 1496.9 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.5"929.84 miWest0° 02' 10.4"2.49 miSouth929.73 mi
24 hours15° 11' 50.1"983.70 miEast0° 08' 12.5"9.41 miSouth983.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 12:56 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 12:56 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleThu 12:56 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonThu 1:26 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 12:56 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 11:56 AM1388 km862 miles749 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Thu 2:56 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmEast E
Sydney *Thu 12:56 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 11:56 AM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmWest W
Auckland *Thu 2:56 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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