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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 43' South
Longitude: 140° 17' 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"929.53 miwest0° 01' 54.3"2.18 misouth929.44 mi
24 hours15° 10' 58.7"982.46 mieast0° 01' 48.2"2.07 misouth982.37 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 PM82 km51 miles44 nmWest W
Tennant CreekThu 1:06 PM647 km402 miles349 nmWest W
CairnsThu 1:36 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsThu 1:06 PM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinThu 1:06 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 1:36 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneThu 1:36 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Thu 2:06 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth S
EuclaThu 12:21 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmSouthwest SW
Sydney *Thu 2:36 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmSoutheast SE
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