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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:14:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 16%

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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 146° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1515.0 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.8"941.10 miwest0° 05' 28.9"6.28 minorth941.39 mi
24 hours13° 53' 45.2"907.95 mieast2° 43' 14.6"187.11 minorth934.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleSat 3:14 PM16 km10 miles9 nmWest-southwest WSW
Charters TowersSat 3:14 PM123 km76 miles66 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 3:14 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 3:14 PM1076 km669 miles581 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 3:14 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsSat 2:44 PM1444 km898 miles780 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 4:14 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 4:14 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Sat 4:14 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 2:44 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW

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