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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 5:20:00 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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 130° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.02 meters/second, 1497.7 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 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' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 31.8"930.34 miWest0° 02' 08.7"2.46 miNorth930.45 mi
24 hours14° 41' 26.7"950.73 miEast1° 31' 16.5"104.65 miNorth961.08 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 2:50 PM371 km231 miles200 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsFri 2:50 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 2:50 PM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 2:05 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmSouth S
DiliFri 2:20 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 3:20 PM1631 km1013 miles880 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Fri 3:50 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthFri 1:20 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmSouthwest SW
MakassarFri 1:20 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarFri 1:20 PM2138 km1329 miles1154 nmNorthwest NW

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