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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 4:24:00 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 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' South, Longitude: 158° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.60 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 08.5"940.60 miWest0° 05' 22.6"6.16 miNorth940.88 mi
24 hours13° 55' 36.3"909.56 miEast2° 41' 02.4"184.59 miNorth935.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 3:24 PM849 km528 miles459 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSat 3:24 PM967 km601 miles522 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 3:24 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 3:24 PM1092 km678 miles589 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 2:24 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 2:24 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 2:24 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 3:24 PM1792 km1113 miles968 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sat 3:24 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 5:24 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmEast E

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