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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: 15%
Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 13' South
Longitude: 153° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.70 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"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.4"940.90 miwest0° 05' 25.5"6.22 minorth941.18 mi
24 hours13° 54' 44.9"908.88 mieast2° 42' 03.6"185.77 minorth934.62 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 PM846 km525 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 2:46 PM915 km569 miles494 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 2:46 PM1271 km789 miles686 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 3:46 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaSat 3:46 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 3:46 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 3:46 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sat 3:46 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 2:16 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Sat 3:46 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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