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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 02:56:00 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: 7%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' South, Longitude: 165° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.76 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 24.5"929.74 miwest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 minorth929.84 mi
24 hours345° 14' 37.9"954.48 miwest1° 23' 08.1"95.31 minorth963.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 1:56 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 1:56 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleFri 1:56 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonFri 2:26 PM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 1:56 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 3:56 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmEast E
BrisbaneFri 12:56 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-southwest WSW
Auckland *Fri 3:56 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sydney *Fri 1:56 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 2:56 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE

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