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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 05:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' South, Longitude: 124° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.08 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.8 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' 33.1"930.45 miwest0° 02' 12.6"2.54 minorth930.57 mi
24 hours14° 40' 43.1"950.04 mieast1° 32' 43.9"106.31 minorth960.64 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 3:16 PM1010 km628 miles546 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 3:16 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinFri 3:16 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmNortheast NE
EuclaFri 2:31 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliFri 2:46 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth N
PerthFri 1:46 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarFri 1:46 PM1666 km1035 miles899 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarFri 1:46 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangFri 12:46 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaFri 12:46 PM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmNorthwest NW
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