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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 5:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 143° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.89 meters/second, 1515.2 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' 05.5"0.10 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.2"941.27 miWest0° 05' 30.8"6.32 miNorth941.55 mi
24 hours13° 53' 09.7"907.44 miEast2° 43' 56.6"187.91 miNorth933.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 3:30 PM375 km233 miles203 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekSat 3:00 PM938 km583 miles506 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 3:00 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 3:30 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSat 3:30 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 3:00 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmWest-northwest WNW
Adelaide *Sat 4:00 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Sat 4:30 PM1818 km1129 miles981 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSat 2:30 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth N
Canberra *Sat 4:30 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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