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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 04:08:00 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 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 132° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.60 meters/second, 1496.2 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
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.36 miwest0° 01' 49.4"2.09 misouth929.27 mi
24 hours15° 10' 41.3"981.97 mieast0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth981.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekThu 1:38 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsThu 1:38 PM344 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 1:38 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaThu 12:53 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsThu 2:08 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliThu 1:08 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Thu 2:38 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 2:08 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 12:08 PM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneThu 2:08 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmEast-southeast ESE

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