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 Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 17:52:00 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: 69%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 17:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 54' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.49 meters/second, 1495.8 km/hour, 929.4 miles/hour or 807.7 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' 24.7"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 50.8"||929.20 mi||west||0° 03' 04.9"||3.54 mi||north||929.37 mi|
|24 hours||13° 41' 57.2"||883.15 mi||east||1° 49' 06.2"||125.10 mi||north||897.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Thu 4:52 AM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Thu 4:52 AM||779 km||484 miles||421 nm|| ENE|
|Brisbane||Thu 3:52 AM||1131 km||703 miles||611 nm|| SW|
|Honiara||Thu 4:52 AM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm|| N|
|Sydney||Thu 3:52 AM||1747 km||1085 miles||943 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Thu 3:52 AM||1763 km||1096 miles||952 nm|| WNW|
|Suva||Thu 5:52 AM||1766 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| E|
|Canberra||Thu 3:52 AM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 3:52 AM||2049 km||1273 miles||1106 nm|| NW|
|Auckland||Thu 5:52 AM||2127 km||1322 miles||1149 nm|| SSE|
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