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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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 144° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 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' 13.7"941.28 miwest0° 05' 30.3"6.31 minorth941.57 mi
24 hours13° 53' 20.6"907.66 mieast2° 43' 43.7"187.68 minorth933.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 3:24 PM294 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 3:24 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 2:54 PM1190 km739 miles643 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneSat 3:24 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 2:54 PM1618 km1005 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sat 4:24 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 3:54 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sat 4:24 PM1850 km1149 miles999 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSat 2:24 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 4:24 PM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmEast-northeast ENE
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