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 Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 21:48:00 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: 41%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 45' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.40 meters/second, 1502.6 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.4 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' 26.3"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 27.8"||933.46 mi||west||0° 04' 18.8"||4.95 mi||north||933.69 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 33.8"||846.35 mi||east||2° 14' 58.9"||154.76 mi||north||866.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Fri 7:18 AM||367 km||228 miles||198 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Fri 7:18 AM||1068 km||663 miles||576 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Fri 7:48 AM||1144 km||711 miles||618 nm|| ENE|
|Eucla||Fri 6:33 AM||1378 km||856 miles||744 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Fri 8:18 AM||1583 km||983 miles||855 nm|| S|
|Dili||Fri 6:48 AM||1747 km||1085 miles||943 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 7:48 AM||1762 km||1095 miles||951 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Fri 7:48 AM||1899 km||1180 miles||1026 nm|| ESE|
|Canberra *||Fri 8:48 AM||2064 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| SE|
|Melbourne *||Fri 8:48 AM||2077 km||1291 miles||1121 nm|| SSE|
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