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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: 16%

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 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' South, Longitude: 147° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.81 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 12.5"941.14 miwest0° 05' 28.6"6.28 minorth941.42 mi
24 hours13° 53' 51.7"908.11 mieast2° 43' 06.9"186.98 minorth934.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleSat 3:10 PM88 km55 miles48 nmWest W
Lindeman IslandSat 3:10 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsSat 3:10 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSat 3:10 PM1071 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 3:10 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 2:40 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 4:10 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 4:10 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Sat 4:10 PM1790 km1113 miles967 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 2:40 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmWest-northwest WNW
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