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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 00' South, Longitude: 119° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.34 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 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' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.5"942.34 miwest0° 05' 43.0"6.55 minorth942.63 mi
24 hours13° 49' 32.4"904.38 mieast2° 48' 08.2"192.73 minorth931.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandSat 3:06 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarSat 3:06 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 4:06 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 4:36 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangSat 2:06 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthSat 3:06 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SurabayaSat 2:06 PM1506 km935 miles813 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 3:06 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 4:36 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaSat 3:51 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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