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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 3:16:00 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 03:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 145° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.68 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.50 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miSouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.54 miWest0° 01' 57.6"2.25 miSouth929.44 mi
24 hours15° 11' 10.2"982.68 miEast0° 03' 08.4"3.60 miSouth982.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Charters TowersThu 1:16 PM119 km74 miles64 nmNortheast NE
TownsvilleThu 1:16 PM223 km139 miles121 nmNortheast NE
CairnsThu 1:16 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 1:16 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsThu 12:46 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 1:16 PM1260 km783 miles681 nmNorth N
Sydney *Thu 2:16 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Thu 2:16 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Thu 1:46 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinThu 12:46 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmWest-northwest WNW

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