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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 02:42:00 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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 153° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.74 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.1"929.66 miwest0° 02' 03.0"2.35 misouth929.56 mi
24 hours15° 11' 27.8"983.12 mieast0° 05' 17.5"6.07 misouth982.85 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 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth S
CairnsThu 12:42 PM912 km566 miles492 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 1:42 PM1356 km842 miles732 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 12:42 PM1414 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 1:42 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Thu 1:42 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmSouth S
Port VilaThu 1:42 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmEast E
Canberra *Thu 1:42 PM1673 km1040 miles903 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 12:12 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Thu 1:42 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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