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 16, 2012 at 22:12:00 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: 17%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, April 16, 2012 at 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||159° 35' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.42 meters/second, 1617.9 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 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' 33.6"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 37.7"||1005.32 mi||west||0° 11' 21.6"||13.01 mi||north||1005.50 mi|
|24 hours||10° 26' 09.8"||720.55 mi||east||4° 32' 55.0"||312.55 mi||north||786.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arawa||Tue 8:12 AM||537 km||334 miles||290 nm|| SW|
|Honiara||Tue 9:12 AM||653 km||406 miles||353 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Tue 10:12 AM||880 km||547 miles||475 nm|| ENE|
|Palikir||Tue 9:12 AM||1167 km||725 miles||630 nm|| N|
|Port Moresby||Tue 8:12 AM||1519 km||944 miles||820 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Tue 10:12 AM||1589 km||987 miles||858 nm|| ENE|
|Majuro||Tue 10:12 AM||1749 km||1087 miles||944 nm|| NE|
|Port Vila||Tue 9:12 AM||1837 km||1141 miles||992 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Tue 7:12 AM||2102 km||1306 miles||1135 nm|| W|
|Cairns||Tue 8:12 AM||2115 km||1314 miles||1142 nm|| SW|
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