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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 8:42:00 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: 48%

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 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' South, Longitude: 135° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 864.0 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' 52.3"994.14 miWest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 miNorth994.44 mi
24 hours11° 22' 19.0"778.91 miEast4° 29' 36.0"308.76 miNorth841.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinTue 6:12 PM719 km447 miles388 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariTue 5:42 PM812 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraTue 5:42 PM827 km514 miles446 nmNortheast NE
AmbonTue 5:42 PM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-northwest WNW
BaucauTue 5:42 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest W
DiliTue 5:42 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 6:42 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmEast E
CairnsTue 6:42 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmSoutheast SE
ManadoTue 4:42 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloTue 4:42 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNorthwest NW

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