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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 06:06:00 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 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 134° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.70 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.2"941.64 miwest0° 05' 35.3"6.41 minorth941.92 mi
24 hours13° 51' 49.3"906.28 mieast2° 45' 30.4"189.70 minorth932.94 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 3:36 PM68 km42 miles36 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 3:36 PM514 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 3:36 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 4:06 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast E
EuclaSat 2:51 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliSat 3:06 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 4:06 PM1737 km1080 miles938 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Sat 4:36 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSat 3:06 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 3:06 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth N

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