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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 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 117° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.2"942.35 miwest0° 05' 44.0"6.57 minorth942.65 mi
24 hours13° 49' 14.6"904.06 mieast2° 48' 28.7"193.11 minorth931.51 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 3:14 PM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KarrathaSat 3:14 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarSat 3:14 PM1177 km731 miles635 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangSat 2:14 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 2:14 PM1410 km876 miles762 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 4:14 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 3:14 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmSouth S
MakassarSat 3:14 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmNorth N
DarwinSat 4:44 PM1566 km973 miles845 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 2:14 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNorthwest NW

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