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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 07:06:00 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: 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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 133° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.00 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.3"959.46 miwest0° 08' 15.7"9.47 minorth959.84 mi
24 hours12° 54' 48.8"857.85 mieast3° 39' 45.8"251.81 minorth901.09 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 4:36 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
DarwinSun 4:36 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSun 4:36 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth S
DiliSun 4:06 PM1237 km768 miles668 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 5:06 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 5:06 PM1625 km1010 miles877 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 4:06 PM1686 km1048 miles910 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSun 4:06 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
EuclaSun 3:51 PM1787 km1111 miles965 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarSun 3:06 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmNorthwest NW
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