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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 03:06:00 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 03:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 147° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.70 meters/second, 1496.5 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.0 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"929.58 miwest0° 01' 59.3"2.28 misouth929.48 mi
24 hours15° 11' 15.5"982.81 mieast0° 03' 46.4"4.33 misouth982.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandThu 1:06 PM140 km87 miles75 nmEast E
MackayThu 1:06 PM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
Charters TowersThu 1:06 PM168 km104 miles91 nmWest-northwest WNW
TownsvilleThu 1:06 PM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 1:06 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 1:06 PM923 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 1:06 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 12:36 PM1467 km911 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Thu 2:06 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Thu 2:06 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmSouth S

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