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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 05:20:00 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: 25%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 159° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.1"958.10 miwest0° 08' 06.2"9.29 minorth958.48 mi
24 hours12° 58' 47.6"861.21 mieast3° 36' 37.6"248.23 minorth903.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 4:20 PM778 km483 miles420 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSun 4:20 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast E
Port VilaSun 4:20 PM960 km597 miles518 nmEast E
GizoSun 4:20 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaSun 4:20 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSun 3:20 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 3:20 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 3:20 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSun 5:20 PM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 6:20 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmEast E
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