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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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 43' South
Longitude: 141° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.94 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.4 miles/hour or 808.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.5"930.21 miwest0° 02' 02.3"2.34 minorth930.32 mi
24 hours14° 42' 38.2"951.92 mieast1° 28' 52.0"101.89 minorth961.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaFri 2:36 PM166 km103 miles90 nmWest W
CairnsFri 2:36 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekFri 2:06 PM730 km454 miles394 nmWest W
Alice SpringsFri 2:06 PM815 km506 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 2:36 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinFri 2:06 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 2:36 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Fri 3:06 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmSouth S
EuclaFri 1:21 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
Sydney *Fri 3:36 PM1766 km1098 miles954 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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