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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 06:16:00 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 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' South, Longitude: 145° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.72 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.6"958.82 miwest0° 08' 11.2"9.38 minorth959.20 mi
24 hours12° 56' 41.3"859.43 mieast3° 38' 17.7"250.14 minorth902.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 4:16 PM69 km43 miles37 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySun 4:16 PM772 km479 miles417 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 4:16 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsSun 3:46 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraSun 3:16 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 3:46 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 5:16 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sun 5:16 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sun 5:16 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 3:16 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorthwest NW
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