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 17:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.84 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 22.10"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 01.9"||929.94 mi||west||0° 04' 09.8"||4.78 mi||south||929.74 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 09.4"||952.69 mi||east||0° 57' 00.0"||65.36 mi||south||951.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Tue 3:10 AM||366 km||228 miles||198 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Tue 3:10 AM||1061 km||659 miles||573 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Tue 3:40 AM||1149 km||714 miles||621 nm|| ENE|
|Eucla||Tue 2:25 AM||1377 km||856 miles||743 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide||Tue 3:10 AM||1587 km||986 miles||857 nm|| S|
|Dili||Tue 2:40 AM||1740 km||1081 miles||939 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Tue 3:40 AM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Tue 3:40 AM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm|| ESE|
|Canberra||Tue 3:40 AM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm|| SE|
|Melbourne||Tue 3:40 AM||2083 km||1294 miles||1125 nm|| SSE|
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