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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: 7%

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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 157° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.81 meters/second, 1496.9 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 26.0"929.93 miwest0° 01' 51.6"2.13 minorth930.03 mi
24 hours14° 44' 32.2"953.74 mieast1° 24' 54.4"97.35 minorth963.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneFri 1:26 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaFri 2:26 PM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 2:26 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 2:26 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 1:26 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Fri 2:26 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 1:26 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Fri 2:26 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 4:26 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmEast E
Melbourne *Fri 2:26 PM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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