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 Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 19:00:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||22° 00' ||South|
|Longitude: ||162° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.51 meters/second, 1488.6 km/hour, 925.0 miles/hour or 803.8 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' 25.0"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 00.7"||0.01 mi||north||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 00.4"||924.74 mi||west||0° 00' 46.1"||0.88 mi||north||924.78 mi|
|24 hours||13° 46' 16.7"||883.36 mi||east||0° 56' 06.3"||64.34 mi||north||888.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Thu 6:00 AM||419 km||260 miles||226 nm|| E|
|Port Vila||Thu 6:00 AM||779 km||484 miles||421 nm|| NE|
|Kingston||Thu 6:30 AM||960 km||597 miles||518 nm|| SE|
|Brisbane||Thu 5:00 AM||1125 km||699 miles||607 nm|| SW|
|Honiara||Thu 6:00 AM||1416 km||880 miles||764 nm|| N|
|Sydney *||Thu 6:00 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| SW|
|Suva||Thu 7:00 AM||1729 km||1074 miles||934 nm|| ENE|
|Cairns||Thu 5:00 AM||1833 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| WNW|
|Canberra *||Thu 6:00 AM||1958 km||1217 miles||1057 nm|| SW|
|Auckland *||Thu 8:00 AM||2032 km||1263 miles||1097 nm|| SSE|
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