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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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 43' South
Longitude: 137° 53' 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"929.50 miwest0° 01' 52.7"2.15 misouth929.41 mi
24 hours15° 10' 53.3"982.33 mieast0° 01' 10.3"1.35 misouth982.26 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 PM168 km104 miles91 nmEast E
Tennant CreekThu 1:16 PM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsThu 1:16 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 1:46 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinThu 1:16 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 12:31 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Thu 2:16 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 1:46 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 1:46 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliThu 12:46 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmNorthwest NW
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