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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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 153° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 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' 52.1"929.72 miwest0° 02' 02.9"2.35 misouth929.62 mi
24 hours15° 11' 27.2"983.17 mieast0° 05' 13.4"5.99 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 12:42 PM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth S
CairnsThu 12:42 PM887 km551 miles479 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 1:42 PM1383 km860 miles747 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 12:42 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 1:42 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Thu 1:42 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth S
Port VilaThu 1:42 PM1621 km1008 miles876 nmEast E
Canberra *Thu 1:42 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 12:12 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Thu 1:42 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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