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 Monday, January 16, 2012 at 19:44:00 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 16, 2012 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||156° 32' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.19 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.2 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' 27.2"||16.08 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.08 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 18.0"||964.32 mi||west||0° 10' 04.7"||11.55 mi||south||964.00 mi|
|24 hours||13° 21' 45.1"||891.46 mi||east||3° 34' 08.3"||245.45 mi||south||916.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Tue 6:44 AM||753 km||468 miles||406 nm|| NNE|
|Arawa||Tue 5:44 AM||1014 km||630 miles||548 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Tue 5:44 AM||1164 km||723 miles||629 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Tue 5:44 AM||1207 km||750 miles||652 nm|| WNW|
|Port Vila||Tue 6:44 AM||1285 km||798 miles||694 nm|| ESE|
|Noumea||Tue 6:44 AM||1295 km||805 miles||699 nm|| SE|
|Brisbane||Tue 5:44 AM||1390 km||864 miles||751 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Tue 7:44 AM||1997 km||1241 miles||1078 nm|| NE|
|Sydney *||Tue 6:44 AM||2120 km||1317 miles||1145 nm|| SSW|
|Jayapura||Tue 4:44 AM||2242 km||1393 miles||1210 nm|| NW|
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