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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 18:28:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 57%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||162° 06' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.11 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 28.8"||16.41 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 45.3"||984.34 mi||west||0° 11' 57.8"||13.71 mi||south||984.11 mi|
|24 hours||12° 45' 12.7"||867.04 mi||east||4° 28' 14.9"||307.36 mi||south||913.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Mon 5:28 AM||271 km||169 miles||146 nm|| WNW|
|Arawa||Mon 4:28 AM||870 km||541 miles||470 nm|| NW|
|Port Vila||Mon 5:28 AM||1031 km||640 miles||557 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Mon 6:28 AM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| NNE|
|Noumea||Mon 5:28 AM||1366 km||849 miles||737 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Mon 4:28 AM||1639 km||1019 miles||885 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Mon 6:28 AM||1801 km||1119 miles||972 nm|| NE|
|Funafuti||Mon 6:28 AM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm|| E|
|Cairns||Mon 4:28 AM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm|| WSW|
|Suva *||Mon 7:28 AM||1944 km||1208 miles||1050 nm|| ESE|
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