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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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 10' South
Longitude: 145° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.85 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 13.4"941.24 miwest0° 05' 29.8"6.30 minorth941.52 mi
24 hours13° 53' 29.5"907.79 mieast2° 43' 33.2"187.48 minorth933.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleSat 3:20 PM165 km102 miles89 nmEast E
CairnsSat 3:20 PM255 km158 miles137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 3:20 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSat 3:20 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSat 2:50 PM1281 km796 miles691 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinSat 2:50 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sat 4:20 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 4:20 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 3:50 PM1866 km1159 miles1008 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSat 2:20 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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