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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 07:56:00 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 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 134° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.3"978.42 miwest0° 10' 02.2"11.50 minorth978.80 mi
24 hours12° 02' 53.4"814.00 mieast4° 13' 20.6"290.21 minorth869.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 5:26 PM423 km263 miles228 nmWest W
Tennant CreekMon 5:26 PM804 km500 miles434 nmSouth S
BaucauMon 4:56 PM1005 km625 miles543 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliMon 4:56 PM1088 km676 miles587 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsMon 5:26 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 4:56 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariMon 4:56 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorth N
CairnsMon 5:56 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 5:56 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarMon 3:56 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW

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