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 Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 21:56:00 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: 35%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||141° 29' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.77 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 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' 31.1"||16.36 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.36 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.1"||981.41 mi||west||0° 10' 04.6"||11.54 mi||north||981.79 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 26.1"||759.83 mi||east||4° 13' 11.1"||290.04 mi||north||818.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 7:56 AM||690 km||429 miles||373 nm|| SE|
|Port Moresby||Sun 7:56 AM||697 km||433 miles||376 nm|| ENE|
|Lae||Sun 7:56 AM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Sun 6:56 AM||1081 km||672 miles||584 nm|| N|
|Darwin||Sun 7:26 AM||1158 km||720 miles||625 nm|| W|
|Alice Springs||Sun 7:26 AM||1499 km||931 miles||809 nm|| SSW|
|Manokwari||Sun 6:56 AM||1506 km||936 miles||813 nm|| NNW|
|Dili||Sun 6:56 AM||1790 km||1112 miles||967 nm|| WNW|
|Honiara||Sun 8:56 AM||2043 km||1269 miles||1103 nm|| E|
|Brisbane||Sun 7:56 AM||2067 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| SSE|
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