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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 06:14:00 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 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 132° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.09 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 942.0 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' 24.3"15.70 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.9"941.72 miwest0° 05' 36.4"6.43 minorth942.01 mi
24 hours13° 51' 31.5"906.03 mieast2° 45' 51.3"190.10 minorth932.77 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 3:44 PM184 km115 miles99 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsSat 3:44 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 3:44 PM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 3:14 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 4:14 PM1422 km883 miles768 nmEast E
EuclaSat 2:59 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Sat 4:44 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 4:14 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariSat 3:14 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorth N
JayapuraSat 3:14 PM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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