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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 05:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 118° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.52 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 52.0"929.18 miwest0° 01' 40.0"1.91 misouth929.10 mi
24 hours15° 10' 06.5"981.16 mieast0° 03' 48.3"4.37 minorth981.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandThu 1:06 PM66 km41 miles36 nmNorthwest NW
KarrathaThu 1:06 PM224 km139 miles121 nmWest W
PerthThu 1:06 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarThu 1:06 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 2:06 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaThu 1:51 PM1560 km970 miles843 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinThu 2:36 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNortheast NE
MalangThu 12:06 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsThu 2:36 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
SurabayaThu 12:06 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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