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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 03:46:00 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: 8%

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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 153° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.85 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.1"929.94 miwest0° 01' 54.4"2.19 minorth930.04 mi
24 hours14° 44' 01.7"953.19 mieast1° 25' 58.7"98.57 minorth962.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneFri 1:46 PM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
CairnsFri 1:46 PM901 km560 miles487 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 2:46 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 1:46 PM1412 km877 miles763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 2:46 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Fri 2:46 PM1470 km913 miles793 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 2:46 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmEast E
Canberra *Fri 2:46 PM1664 km1034 miles898 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsFri 1:16 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Fri 2:46 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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