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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 4:06:00 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 04:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 148° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.88 meters/second, 1497.2 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"15.51 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miNorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.9"930.02 miWest0° 01' 57.5"2.25 miNorth930.12 mi
24 hours14° 43' 29.2"952.67 miEast1° 27' 06.6"99.87 miNorth962.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandFri 2:06 PM61 km38 miles33 nmEast-northeast ENE
MackayFri 2:06 PM81 km50 miles44 nmSoutheast SE
TownsvilleFri 2:06 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
Charters TowersFri 2:06 PM249 km155 miles134 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 2:06 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 2:06 PM875 km544 miles472 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 2:06 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
Sydney *Fri 3:06 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsFri 1:36 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Fri 3:06 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSouth S

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