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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 = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 3:56:00 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: 15%

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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 165° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.47 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.68 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.2"940.32 miWest0° 05' 19.1"6.10 miNorth940.60 mi
24 hours13° 56' 38.1"910.45 miEast2° 39' 47.7"183.16 miNorth935.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 2:56 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaSat 2:56 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSat 2:56 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSat 2:56 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 4:56 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 1:56 PM1576 km980 miles851 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 3:56 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 4:56 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmEast E
YarenSat 3:56 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 1:56 PM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmWest W

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