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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 142° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.66 meters/second, 1496.4 km/hour, 929.8 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"929.51 miwest0° 01' 56.1"2.22 misouth929.41 mi
24 hours15° 11' 04.8"982.54 mieast0° 02' 30.4"2.88 misouth982.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 1:26 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekThu 12:56 PM922 km573 miles498 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 12:56 PM992 km617 miles536 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 1:26 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 1:26 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinThu 12:56 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest-northwest WNW
Adelaide *Thu 1:56 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Thu 2:26 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Thu 2:26 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EuclaThu 12:11 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmSouthwest SW
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