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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 6:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' South, Longitude: 151° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.08 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.29 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 50.1"977.57 miWest0° 09' 58.3"11.42 miNorth977.95 mi
24 hours12° 05' 06.5"815.89 miEast4° 12' 10.8"288.88 miNorth871.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyMon 4:46 PM596 km371 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
GizoMon 5:46 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNortheast NE
CairnsMon 4:46 PM791 km491 miles427 nmSouthwest SW
LaeMon 4:46 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
ArawaMon 4:46 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaMon 4:46 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraMon 5:46 PM975 km606 miles527 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 3:46 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneMon 4:46 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouth S
Port VilaMon 5:46 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-southeast ESE

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