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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 3:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 150° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.86 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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' 27.4"929.98 miWest0° 01' 56.0"2.22 miNorth930.08 mi
24 hours14° 43' 45.5"952.93 miEast1° 26' 32.6"99.22 miNorth962.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MackayFri 1:56 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
Lindeman IslandFri 1:56 PM200 km124 miles108 nmWest W
CairnsFri 1:56 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 1:56 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 1:56 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Fri 2:56 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 2:56 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Fri 2:56 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsFri 1:26 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 2:56 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast E

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