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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 158° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.42 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.8 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' 27.6"958.15 miWest0° 08' 06.5"9.29 miNorth958.53 mi
24 hours12° 58' 38.6"861.08 miEast3° 36' 44.9"248.36 miNorth903.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 4:24 PM792 km492 miles428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoSun 4:24 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSun 4:24 PM941 km585 miles508 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 4:24 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSun 4:24 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmEast E
BrisbaneSun 3:24 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 3:24 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 3:24 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSun 5:24 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Sun 4:24 PM2062 km1281 miles1114 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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