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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 06:14:00 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 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' South, Longitude: 146° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.71 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 32.4"958.79 miwest0° 08' 11.0"9.38 minorth959.17 mi
24 hours12° 56' 45.7"859.49 mieast3° 38' 14.2"250.07 minorth902.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 4:14 PM94 km59 miles51 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySun 4:14 PM764 km475 miles413 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 4:14 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsSun 3:44 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSun 3:14 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 5:14 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinSun 3:44 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sun 5:14 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sun 5:14 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 3:14 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNorthwest NW

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