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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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' South, Longitude: 143° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.4"959.00 miwest0° 08' 12.1"9.40 minorth959.38 mi
24 hours12° 56' 20.8"859.20 mieast3° 38' 33.8"250.46 minorth902.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 4:24 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 4:24 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSun 3:54 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSun 3:54 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSun 3:24 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 4:24 PM1566 km973 miles845 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 5:24 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariSun 3:24 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Sun 5:24 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sun 4:54 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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