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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 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 142° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.91 meters/second, 1515.3 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.4"941.31 miwest0° 05' 31.4"6.33 minorth941.59 mi
24 hours13° 53' 00.7"907.31 mieast2° 44' 06.9"188.11 minorth933.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSat 3:34 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 3:34 PM457 km284 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekSat 3:04 PM837 km520 miles452 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 3:04 PM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 3:34 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 3:04 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 3:34 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Sat 4:04 PM1784 km1109 miles963 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 2:34 PM1844 km1146 miles995 nmNorth N
Sydney *Sat 4:34 PM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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