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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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 142° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 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' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.3"941.28 miwest0° 05' 31.1"6.33 minorth941.56 mi
24 hours13° 53' 07.2"907.40 mieast2° 43' 59.5"187.97 minorth933.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSat 3:30 PM247 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 3:30 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekSat 3:00 PM910 km565 miles491 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 3:00 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 3:30 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSat 3:30 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 3:00 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest-northwest WNW
Adelaide *Sat 4:00 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Sat 4:30 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSat 2:30 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth N

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