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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 4:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 141° 21' 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' 29.4"930.14 miWest0° 02' 02.0"2.33 miNorth930.25 mi
24 hours14° 42' 39.9"951.89 miEast1° 28' 48.3"101.81 miNorth961.82 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 PM194 km120 miles105 nmWest W
CairnsFri 2:36 PM627 km390 miles338 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekFri 2:06 PM758 km471 miles409 nmWest W
Alice SpringsFri 2:06 PM840 km522 miles453 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 2:36 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneFri 2:36 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 2:06 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Fri 3:06 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmSouth S
EuclaFri 1:21 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmSouthwest SW
Sydney *Fri 3:36 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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