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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 2:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 150° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 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"929.61 miWest0° 02' 00.9"2.31 miSouth929.51 mi
24 hours15° 11' 20.6"982.94 miEast0° 04' 24.4"5.05 miSouth982.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MackayThu 12:56 PM109 km68 miles59 nmWest-southwest WSW
Lindeman IslandThu 12:56 PM116 km72 miles63 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 12:56 PM619 km385 miles334 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneThu 12:56 PM807 km501 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 12:56 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Thu 1:56 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 1:56 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 1:56 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsThu 12:26 PM1707 km1060 miles921 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 1:56 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmEast E

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