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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 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 30' South
Longitude: 144° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.24 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 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' 52.9"978.02 miwest0° 10' 00.1"11.46 minorth978.40 mi
24 hours12° 04' 07.2"815.10 mieast4° 12' 42.0"289.49 minorth870.52 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 5:16 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
CairnsMon 5:16 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeMon 5:16 PM712 km443 miles385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraMon 4:16 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 4:46 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmWest W
Alice SpringsMon 4:46 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariMon 4:16 PM1699 km1056 miles918 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 6:16 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmEast E
BrisbaneMon 5:16 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliMon 4:16 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmWest W
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