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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 138° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.96 meters/second, 1497.4 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"930.19 miWest0° 02' 03.6"2.36 miNorth930.30 mi
24 hours14° 42' 23.4"951.62 miEast1° 29' 22.1"102.46 miNorth961.65 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 PM56 km35 miles30 nmEast E
Tennant CreekFri 2:16 PM512 km318 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 2:16 PM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsFri 2:46 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinFri 2:16 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 2:46 PM1526 km949 miles824 nmNortheast NE
EuclaFri 1:31 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Fri 3:16 PM1576 km980 miles851 nmSouth S
BrisbaneFri 2:46 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sydney *Fri 3:46 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE

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