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, May 5, 2012 at 13:58:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 34' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 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' 23.9"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 57.4"||956.15 mi||west||0° 09' 32.4"||10.94 mi||south||955.82 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 06.7"||977.34 mi||east||3° 14' 06.4"||222.51 mi||south||993.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sat 11:58 PM||560 km||348 miles||302 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Sat 11:58 PM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm|| NE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 11:28 PM||1079 km||671 miles||583 nm|| SW|
|Darwin||Sat 11:28 PM||1131 km||703 miles||611 nm|| WNW|
|Jayapura||Sat 10:58 PM||1521 km||945 miles||821 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Sat 11:58 PM||1783 km||1108 miles||963 nm|| SE|
|Dili||Sat 10:58 PM||1838 km||1142 miles||992 nm|| WNW|
|Manokwari||Sat 10:58 PM||1849 km||1149 miles||999 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Sat 10:43 PM||2075 km||1289 miles||1120 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide||Sat 11:28 PM||2075 km||1289 miles||1120 nm|| S|
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