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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 02:36:00 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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 154° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.75 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 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"929.69 miwest0° 02' 04.1"2.37 misouth929.58 mi
24 hours15° 11' 30.8"983.20 mieast0° 05' 40.4"6.50 misouth982.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneThu 12:36 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 12:36 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 1:36 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 1:36 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaThu 1:36 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 12:36 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 1:36 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Thu 1:36 PM1715 km1065 miles926 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Thu 1:36 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 12:06 PM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW
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