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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 03:46:00 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 138° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.63 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 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"929.44 miwest0° 01' 52.9"2.16 misouth929.34 mi
24 hours15° 10' 53.9"982.27 mieast0° 01' 14.5"1.43 misouth982.21 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 1:46 PM140 km87 miles75 nmEast E
Tennant CreekThu 1:16 PM431 km268 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsThu 1:16 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 1:46 PM907 km563 miles490 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinThu 1:16 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 12:31 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Thu 2:16 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 1:46 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 1:46 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliThu 12:46 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorthwest NW
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