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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 04:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 136° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.98 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
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 30.5"930.23 miwest0° 02' 05.1"2.39 minorth930.34 mi
24 hours14° 42' 06.9"951.36 mieast1° 29' 55.7"103.10 minorth961.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 2:26 PM274 km170 miles148 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsFri 2:26 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 2:56 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinFri 2:26 PM1097 km681 miles592 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaFri 1:41 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Fri 3:26 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 2:56 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 1:56 PM1789 km1111 miles966 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 2:56 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast-southeast ESE
Canberra *Fri 3:56 PM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmSoutheast SE

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