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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 06:56:00 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 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 122° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.29 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 21.6"942.15 miwest0° 05' 41.5"6.53 minorth942.44 mi
24 hours13° 49' 57.5"904.68 mieast2° 47' 39.7"192.17 minorth931.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeSat 2:56 PM119 km74 miles64 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangSat 2:56 PM987 km614 miles533 nmNorth N
DarwinSat 4:26 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNortheast NE
DiliSat 3:56 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 4:26 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmEast-southeast ESE
DenpasarSat 2:56 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaSat 3:41 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarSat 2:56 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthSat 2:56 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangSat 1:56 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmNorthwest NW
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