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 Monday, April 9, 2012 at 16:00:00 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: 88%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, April 9, 2012 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||159° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.17 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 23.0"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 02.5"||930.69 mi||west||0° 04' 25.3"||5.07 mi||south||930.48 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 47.8"||954.14 mi||east||1° 03' 12.9"||72.49 mi||south||953.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Tue 3:00 AM||725 km||451 miles||392 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Tue 3:00 AM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm|| ENE|
|Luganville||Tue 3:00 AM||984 km||611 miles||531 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Tue 2:00 AM||1005 km||624 miles||543 nm|| SW|
|Honiara||Tue 3:00 AM||1250 km||777 miles||675 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Tue 2:00 AM||1521 km||945 miles||821 nm|| WNW|
|Sydney||Tue 2:00 AM||1676 km||1042 miles||905 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Tue 2:00 AM||1829 km||1136 miles||987 nm|| NW|
|Canberra||Tue 2:00 AM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| SSW|
|Suva||Tue 4:00 AM||1992 km||1238 miles||1075 nm|| E|
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