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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: 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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' South, Longitude: 156° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.96 meters/second, 1573.0 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 48.2"977.30 miwest0° 09' 57.0"11.40 minorth977.68 mi
24 hours12° 05' 48.8"816.48 mieast4° 11' 48.4"288.45 minorth871.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 5:24 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNortheast NE
GizoMon 5:24 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
ArawaMon 4:24 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaMon 4:24 PM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyMon 4:24 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 4:24 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 5:24 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneMon 4:24 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 6:24 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 3:24 PM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmWest-northwest WNW

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