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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 7:06:00 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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' South, Longitude: 146° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.18 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.30 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 52.0"977.81 miWest0° 09' 59.5"11.45 miNorth978.19 mi
24 hours12° 04' 28.3"815.35 miEast4° 12' 30.9"289.26 miNorth870.69 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 5:06 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth N
CairnsMon 5:06 PM497 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeMon 5:06 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 4:06 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 6:06 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinMon 4:36 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest W
BrisbaneMon 5:06 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsMon 4:36 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariMon 4:06 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNorthwest NW
DiliMon 4:06 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest W

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