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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 07:16:00 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 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 117° 39' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.3"942.36 miwest0° 05' 44.1"6.57 minorth942.66 mi
24 hours13° 49' 12.6"904.03 mieast2° 48' 30.9"193.15 minorth931.50 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 3:16 PM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KarrathaSat 3:16 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarSat 3:16 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangSat 2:16 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 2:16 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 4:16 PM1436 km893 miles776 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 3:16 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmSouth S
MakassarSat 3:16 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth N
DarwinSat 4:46 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 2:16 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorthwest NW
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