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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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 146° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 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' 12.9"941.18 miwest0° 05' 29.0"6.29 minorth941.46 mi
24 hours13° 53' 42.7"907.98 mieast2° 43' 17.4"187.18 minorth934.05 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 PM14 km9 miles8 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSat 3:14 PM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 3:14 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 3:14 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSat 2:44 PM1419 km881 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 4:14 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 4:14 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Sat 4:14 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 2:44 PM1850 km1150 miles999 nmWest-northwest WNW
Adelaide *Sat 3:44 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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