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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 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 44' South
Longitude: 128° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.57 meters/second, 1496.1 km/hour, 929.6 miles/hour or 807.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.37 miwest0° 01' 46.2"2.03 misouth929.28 mi
24 hours15° 10' 30.2"981.78 mieast0° 01' 21.1"1.55 minorth981.85 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 1:56 PM627 km389 miles338 nmEast E
Alice SpringsThu 1:56 PM660 km410 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinThu 1:56 PM955 km593 miles516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaThu 1:11 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth S
DiliThu 1:26 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthThu 12:26 PM1755 km1090 miles948 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Thu 2:56 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsThu 2:26 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmEast E
DenpasarThu 12:26 PM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 12:26 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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