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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 8:06:00 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: 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 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 144° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.32 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"993.82 miWest0° 11' 00.5"12.61 miNorth994.12 mi
24 hours11° 23' 08.5"779.64 miEast4° 29' 23.0"308.51 miNorth841.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenTue 6:06 PM253 km157 miles137 nmNorth N
LaeTue 6:06 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyTue 6:06 PM343 km213 miles185 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 5:06 PM740 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsTue 6:06 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 5:06 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinTue 5:36 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 7:06 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 5:06 PM2040 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 5:36 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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