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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 4:20:00 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: 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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' South, Longitude: 159° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 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' 08.2"940.56 miWest0° 05' 22.0"6.15 miNorth940.84 mi
24 hours13° 55' 45.1"909.68 miEast2° 40' 51.8"184.38 miNorth935.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 3:20 PM758 km471 miles409 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSat 3:20 PM876 km544 miles473 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 3:20 PM904 km561 miles488 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 3:20 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 2:20 PM1149 km714 miles621 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 2:20 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 2:20 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 3:20 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 5:20 PM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmEast E
Canberra *Sat 3:20 PM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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