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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: 25%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 159° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.3 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' 27.2"958.18 miwest0° 08' 06.3"9.29 minorth958.56 mi
24 hours12° 58' 45.2"861.23 mieast3° 36' 39.6"248.28 minorth903.41 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 PM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSun 4:20 PM867 km539 miles468 nmEast E
GizoSun 4:20 PM955 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSun 4:20 PM988 km614 miles534 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 4:20 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSun 3:20 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 3:20 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 3:20 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSun 5:20 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 6:20 PM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmEast E
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