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 Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 22:18:00 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: 25%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 60' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.41 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 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' 32.5"||16.61 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 38.7"||996.33 mi||west||0° 10' 58.8"||12.58 mi||north||996.63 mi|
|24 hours||10° 44' 10.2"||735.48 mi||east||4° 28' 50.6"||307.92 mi||north||800.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Mon 8:18 AM||147 km||91 miles||79 nm|| NNW|
|Port Moresby||Mon 8:18 AM||163 km||101 miles||88 nm|| S|
|Arawa||Mon 8:18 AM||923 km||574 miles||498 nm|| ENE|
|Jayapura||Mon 7:18 AM||956 km||594 miles||516 nm|| NW|
|Cairns||Mon 8:18 AM||1003 km||623 miles||542 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Mon 9:18 AM||1391 km||864 miles||751 nm|| E|
|Manokwari||Mon 7:18 AM||1676 km||1042 miles||905 nm|| WNW|
|Darwin||Mon 7:48 AM||1879 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| WSW|
|Palikir||Mon 9:18 AM||2037 km||1266 miles||1100 nm|| NE|
|Melekeok||Mon 7:18 AM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| NW|
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