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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 3:36:00 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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 140° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 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"929.47 miWest0° 01' 54.4"2.19 miSouth929.38 mi
24 hours15° 10' 59.4"982.41 miEast0° 01' 52.6"2.15 miSouth982.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaThu 1:36 PM110 km68 miles59 nmWest W
Tennant CreekThu 1:06 PM675 km419 miles364 nmWest W
CairnsThu 1:36 PM693 km430 miles374 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsThu 1:06 PM762 km474 miles412 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinThu 1:06 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 1:36 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneThu 1:36 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Thu 2:06 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouth S
EuclaThu 12:21 PM1681 km1044 miles908 nmSouthwest SW
Sydney *Thu 2:36 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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