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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 = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 7:32:00 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: 47%

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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 07:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 152° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.18 meters/second, 1599.1 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.56 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.6"993.52 miWest0° 10' 59.6"12.59 miNorth993.82 mi
24 hours11° 23' 55.8"780.33 miEast4° 29' 10.2"308.27 miNorth842.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaTue 5:32 PM388 km241 miles209 nmNortheast NE
ArawaTue 5:32 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
GizoTue 6:32 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 5:32 PM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeTue 5:32 PM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 6:32 PM821 km510 miles444 nmEast E
CairnsTue 5:32 PM1211 km752 miles654 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraTue 4:32 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirTue 6:32 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenTue 7:32 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmEast-northeast ENE

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