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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 06:06:00 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 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' South, Longitude: 148° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.5"958.69 miwest0° 08' 10.3"9.37 minorth959.07 mi
24 hours12° 57' 03.8"859.75 mieast3° 38' 00.1"249.80 minorth902.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 4:06 PM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 4:06 PM772 km479 miles417 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 4:06 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 5:06 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSun 3:36 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 3:06 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 3:36 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest W
Sydney *Sun 5:06 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 5:06 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth S
Port VilaSun 5:06 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmEast E

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