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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 153° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.69 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 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' 05.3"0.10 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.3"940.82 miWest0° 05' 25.4"6.22 miNorth941.10 mi
24 hours13° 54' 47.5"908.85 miEast2° 42' 00.7"185.70 miNorth934.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 2:46 PM873 km542 miles471 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 2:46 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 3:46 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 2:46 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaSat 3:46 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 3:46 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 3:46 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sat 3:46 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 2:16 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Sat 3:46 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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