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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 06:16:00 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: 36%

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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 158° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.91 meters/second, 1572.9 km/hour, 977.3 miles/hour or 849.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.5"977.20 miwest0° 09' 56.5"11.39 minorth977.59 mi
24 hours12° 06' 04.0"816.70 mieast4° 11' 40.1"288.29 minorth871.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 5:16 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoMon 5:16 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArawaMon 4:16 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaMon 4:16 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleMon 5:16 PM951 km591 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaMon 5:16 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 4:16 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaMon 5:16 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsMon 4:16 PM1485 km922 miles802 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 6:16 PM1610 km1001 miles870 nmNortheast NE
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