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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 03:26:00 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 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 158° 07' 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"929.86 miwest0° 01' 51.4"2.13 minorth929.96 mi
24 hours14° 44' 34.1"953.71 mieast1° 24' 50.6"97.27 minorth962.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 2:26 PM879 km546 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneFri 1:26 PM907 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaFri 2:26 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 2:26 PM1267 km788 miles684 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 1:26 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Fri 2:26 PM1605 km998 miles867 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 1:26 PM1714 km1065 miles926 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Fri 2:26 PM1835 km1141 miles991 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 4:26 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast E
Melbourne *Fri 2:26 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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