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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 05:24:00 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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 144° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 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' 13.6"941.21 miwest0° 05' 30.2"6.31 minorth941.49 mi
24 hours13° 53' 23.0"907.63 mieast2° 43' 40.8"187.61 minorth933.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Charters TowersSat 3:24 PM207 km128 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
TownsvilleSat 3:24 PM237 km148 miles128 nmEast E
CairnsSat 3:24 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 3:24 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 2:54 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneSat 3:24 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 2:54 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sat 4:24 PM1758 km1093 miles949 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 4:24 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 3:54 PM1844 km1146 miles995 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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