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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: 26%

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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 15' South, Longitude: 138° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.89 meters/second, 1544.0 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 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' 35.4"959.20 miwest0° 08' 13.9"9.43 minorth959.58 mi
24 hours12° 55' 33.7"858.48 mieast3° 39' 10.6"251.15 minorth901.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSun 4:16 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSun 4:46 PM759 km472 miles410 nmEast E
DarwinSun 4:16 PM945 km587 miles510 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSun 4:16 PM967 km601 miles522 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySun 4:46 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 3:46 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth N
DiliSun 3:46 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariSun 3:46 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 4:46 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSoutheast SE
EuclaSun 3:31 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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