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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 06:34:00 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 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 16' South, Longitude: 141° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.82 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.6 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' 34.2"959.05 miwest0° 08' 12.8"9.41 minorth959.43 mi
24 hours12° 56' 00.7"858.86 mieast3° 38' 49.6"250.74 minorth901.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSun 4:34 PM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 4:34 PM453 km281 miles245 nmEast E
Tennant CreekSun 4:04 PM868 km539 miles469 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 4:34 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 4:04 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSun 4:04 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSun 3:34 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 4:34 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 3:34 PM1893 km1177 miles1022 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 3:34 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest-northwest WNW
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