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 Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 16:54:00 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: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 16:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 26' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.37 meters/second, 1488.1 km/hour, 924.7 miles/hour or 803.5 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' 23.4"||15.41 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||south||15.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 26.6"||924.43 mi||west||0° 00' 33.1"||0.63 mi||south||924.40 mi|
|24 hours||14° 23' 38.5"||924.65 mi||east||0° 27' 52.2"||31.96 mi||north||926.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Wed 3:54 AM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm|| E|
|Port Vila||Wed 3:54 AM||849 km||528 miles||458 nm|| ENE|
|Luganville||Wed 3:54 AM||921 km||572 miles||497 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Wed 2:54 AM||1058 km||658 miles||572 nm|| SW|
|Honiara||Wed 3:54 AM||1377 km||856 miles||744 nm|| N|
|Sydney||Wed 2:54 AM||1673 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Wed 2:54 AM||1731 km||1075 miles||935 nm|| WNW|
|Suva||Wed 4:54 AM||1822 km||1132 miles||984 nm|| E|
|Canberra||Wed 2:54 AM||1917 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Wed 2:54 AM||2047 km||1272 miles||1105 nm|| NW|
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