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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 117° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.13 meters/second, 1498.1 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 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' 34.6"930.58 miwest0° 02' 16.9"2.62 minorth930.70 mi
24 hours14° 39' 55.5"949.29 mieast1° 34' 17.5"108.10 minorth960.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandFri 2:14 PM82 km51 miles44 nmEast-northeast ENE
KarrathaFri 2:14 PM108 km67 miles58 nmWest W
PerthFri 2:14 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmSouth S
DenpasarFri 2:14 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangFri 1:14 PM1507 km936 miles813 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 3:14 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 1:14 PM1581 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 2:59 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 3:44 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsFri 3:44 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast-southeast ESE
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