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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 07:24:00 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: 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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' South, Longitude: 129° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.11 meters/second, 1544.8 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.2"959.69 miwest0° 08' 17.3"9.50 minorth960.07 mi
24 hours12° 54' 08.3"857.28 mieast3° 40' 17.0"252.41 minorth900.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSun 4:54 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekSun 4:54 PM625 km388 miles338 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiSun 4:24 PM889 km552 miles480 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameSun 4:24 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauSun 4:24 PM916 km569 miles494 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangSun 3:24 PM926 km576 miles500 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSun 4:24 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSun 4:54 PM949 km590 miles512 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarSun 3:24 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaSun 4:09 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouth S
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