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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 06:04:00 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 06:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 134° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.70 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.0"941.62 miwest0° 05' 35.2"6.40 minorth941.90 mi
24 hours13° 51' 53.9"906.35 mieast2° 45' 25.2"189.61 minorth932.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 3:34 PM100 km62 miles54 nmSouthwest SW
Alice SpringsSat 3:34 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSat 3:34 PM855 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 4:04 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmEast E
EuclaSat 2:49 PM1520 km944 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliSat 3:04 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 4:04 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Sat 4:34 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 3:04 PM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 3:04 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth N
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