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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 06:24:00 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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' South, Longitude: 143° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.76 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 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' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.3"958.92 miwest0° 08' 11.9"9.40 minorth959.30 mi
24 hours12° 56' 23.2"859.18 mieast3° 38' 32.0"250.41 minorth901.99 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 PM203 km126 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 4:24 PM833 km517 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSun 3:54 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSun 3:54 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSun 4:24 PM1549 km962 miles836 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSun 3:24 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 5:24 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariSun 3:24 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Sun 5:24 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sun 4:54 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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