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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: 47%
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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 09' South
Longitude: 144° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.32 meters/second, 1599.6 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"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"993.90 miwest0° 11' 00.5"12.61 minorth994.20 mi
24 hours11° 23' 07.0"779.67 mieast4° 29' 23.4"308.54 minorth841.80 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 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyTue 6:06 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 5:06 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsTue 6:06 PM988 km614 miles534 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 5:06 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinTue 5:36 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 7:06 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmEast E
MelekeokTue 5:06 PM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 5:36 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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