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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: 8%

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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 153° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.85 meters/second, 1497.1 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"930.01 miwest0° 01' 54.7"2.19 minorth930.11 mi
24 hours14° 43' 59.9"953.23 mieast1° 26' 02.4"98.65 minorth962.70 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 km463 miles403 nmSouth S
CairnsFri 1:46 PM876 km545 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 2:46 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 1:46 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 2:46 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Fri 2:46 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 2:46 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmEast E
Canberra *Fri 2:46 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsFri 1:16 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Fri 2:46 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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