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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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 42' South
Longitude: 138° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.96 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 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' 30.0"930.26 miwest0° 02' 03.7"2.37 minorth930.37 mi
24 hours14° 42' 21.5"951.66 mieast1° 29' 25.7"102.54 minorth961.70 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 2:46 PM84 km52 miles45 nmEast E
Tennant CreekFri 2:16 PM485 km301 miles262 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 2:16 PM598 km371 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 2:46 PM856 km532 miles462 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinFri 2:16 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 2:46 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNortheast NE
EuclaFri 1:31 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Fri 3:16 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmSouth S
BrisbaneFri 2:46 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sydney *Fri 3:46 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSoutheast SE
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