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 19:50:00 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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 60' ||South|
|Longitude: ||150° 23' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.56 meters/second, 1488.8 km/hour, 925.1 miles/hour or 803.9 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' 00.8"||0.02 mi||north||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 02.4"||924.84 mi||west||0° 00' 53.3"||1.02 mi||north||924.89 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 13.0"||882.29 mi||east||0° 58' 46.3"||67.40 mi||north||887.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rockhampton||Thu 5:50 AM||154 km||95 miles||83 nm|| S|
|Mackay||Thu 5:50 AM||156 km||97 miles||84 nm|| NW|
|Lindeman Island||Thu 5:50 AM||221 km||137 miles||119 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Thu 5:50 AM||663 km||412 miles||358 nm|| SSE|
|Cairns||Thu 5:50 AM||741 km||461 miles||400 nm|| NW|
|Sydney *||Thu 6:50 AM||1318 km||819 miles||712 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Thu 5:50 AM||1429 km||888 miles||772 nm|| NNW|
|Canberra *||Thu 6:50 AM||1478 km||918 miles||798 nm|| S|
|Alice Springs||Thu 5:20 AM||1705 km||1060 miles||921 nm|| W|
|Honiara||Thu 6:50 AM||1726 km||1072 miles||932 nm|| NE|
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