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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: 37%

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 08:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 129° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.56 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.6 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' 58.1"978.66 miwest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 minorth979.04 mi
24 hours12° 02' 15.5"813.46 mieast4° 13' 40.2"290.58 minorth869.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 5:46 PM103 km64 miles56 nmEast E
BaucauMon 5:16 PM572 km355 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
SameMon 5:16 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiMon 5:16 PM608 km378 miles329 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliMon 5:16 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
KupangMon 4:16 PM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekMon 5:46 PM929 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AmbonMon 5:16 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeMon 4:16 PM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariMon 4:16 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorthwest NW

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