Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Friday, March 16, 2012 at 9:00:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 31%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:27 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:39 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 16, 2012 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.87 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 823.9 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' 28.1"||15.80 mi||West||0° 00' 06.7"||0.13 mi||North||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 06.9"||947.91 mi||West||0° 06' 52.0"||7.87 mi||North||948.27 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 41.4"||813.20 mi||East||3° 09' 37.9"||217.34 mi||North||848.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Sat 8:00 AM||718 km||446 miles||388 nm||SE|
|Luganville||Sat 8:00 AM||777 km||483 miles||420 nm||ENE|
|Port Vila||Sat 8:00 AM||815 km||507 miles||440 nm||E|
|Honiara||Sat 8:00 AM||1031 km||641 miles||557 nm||N|
|Brisbane||Sat 7:00 AM||1246 km||774 miles||673 nm||SW|
|Cairns||Sat 7:00 AM||1592 km||989 miles||860 nm||W|
|Port Moresby||Sat 7:00 AM||1780 km||1106 miles||961 nm||WNW|
|Suva||Sat 9:00 AM||1875 km||1165 miles||1013 nm||E|
|Sydney *||Sat 8:00 AM||1923 km||1195 miles||1039 nm||SSW|
|Yaren||Sat 9:00 AM||2124 km||1320 miles||1147 nm||NNE|
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