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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 164° 13' 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.5"929.83 miwest0° 02' 10.2"2.49 misouth929.73 mi
24 hours15° 11' 49.5"983.69 mieast0° 08' 08.1"9.33 misouth983.29 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 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 12:56 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleThu 12:56 PM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonThu 1:26 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 12:56 PM1323 km822 miles715 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 11:56 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Thu 2:56 PM1518 km943 miles819 nmEast E
Sydney *Thu 12:56 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 11:56 AM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmWest W
Auckland *Thu 2:56 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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