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 Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 95%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||162° 14' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.36 meters/second, 1524.1 km/hour, 947.0 miles/hour or 823.0 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' 23.6"||15.78 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.16 mi||south||15.78 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 40.6"||946.79 mi||west||0° 08' 04.9"||9.26 mi||south||946.47 mi|
|24 hours||14° 40' 38.6"||965.38 mi||east||2° 34' 56.8"||177.64 mi||south||974.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Mon 1:48 AM||642 km||399 miles||347 nm|| SE|
|Port Vila||Mon 1:48 AM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Mon 1:48 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Mon 12:48 AM||1406 km||874 miles||759 nm|| SW|
|Suva||Mon 2:48 AM||1714 km||1065 miles||925 nm|| E|
|Cairns||Mon 12:48 AM||1751 km||1088 miles||946 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Mon 12:48 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| WNW|
|Yaren||Mon 2:48 AM||2005 km||1246 miles||1082 nm|| NNE|
|Sydney||Mon 12:48 AM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Mon 2:48 AM||2119 km||1317 miles||1144 nm|| ENE|
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