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 Friday, March 16, 2012 at 21:00:00 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: 31%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 16, 2012 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 25' ||East|
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' 28.0"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 06.8"||0.13 mi||north||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 07.0"||947.99 mi||west||0° 06' 52.2"||7.88 mi||north||948.35 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 39.3"||813.23 mi||east||3° 09' 40.2"||217.40 mi||north||848.69 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||742 km||461 miles||401 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 8:00 AM||843 km||524 miles||455 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Sat 8:00 AM||1029 km||639 miles||556 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Sat 7:00 AM||1229 km||763 miles||663 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Sat 7:00 AM||1564 km||972 miles||844 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Sat 7:00 AM||1756 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| NW|
|Suva||Sat 9:00 AM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Sat 8:00 AM||1911 km||1187 miles||1032 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Sat 9:00 AM||2134 km||1326 miles||1152 nm|| NNE|
|Canberra *||Sat 8:00 AM||2146 km||1333 miles||1159 nm|| SSW|
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