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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 02:26:00 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

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 02:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' South, Longitude: 157° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.76 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.2 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' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.2"929.72 miwest0° 02' 05.5"2.40 misouth929.62 mi
24 hours15° 11' 35.8"983.32 mieast0° 06' 18.3"7.23 misouth983.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneThu 12:26 PM870 km540 miles469 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaThu 1:26 PM964 km599 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 1:26 PM1203 km747 miles649 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 1:26 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsThu 12:26 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Thu 1:26 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyThu 12:26 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Thu 1:26 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Thu 3:26 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmEast E
Melbourne *Thu 1:26 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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