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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 123° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.55 meters/second, 1496.0 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"0.03 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.25 miwest0° 01' 43.3"1.97 misouth929.16 mi
24 hours15° 10' 18.8"981.44 mieast0° 02' 32.6"2.92 minorth981.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsThu 2:16 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinThu 2:16 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmNortheast NE
EuclaThu 1:31 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 1:46 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
PerthThu 12:46 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarThu 12:46 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 12:46 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangThu 11:46 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaThu 11:46 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Thu 3:16 PM2140 km1329 miles1155 nmSoutheast SE
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