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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 03:36:00 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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 155° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.83 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 26.6"929.90 miwest0° 01' 53.0"2.16 minorth930.00 mi
24 hours14° 44' 18.0"953.45 mieast1° 25' 24.6"97.92 minorth962.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneFri 1:36 PM794 km493 miles429 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaFri 2:36 PM1123 km698 miles607 nmEast E
CairnsFri 1:36 PM1131 km703 miles610 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 2:36 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaFri 2:36 PM1364 km848 miles737 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Fri 2:36 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 1:36 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Fri 2:36 PM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Fri 2:36 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsFri 1:06 PM2275 km1414 miles1229 nmWest-southwest WSW

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