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, May 6, 2012 at 14:58:00 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 Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 55' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.84 meters/second, 1507.8 km/hour, 936.9 miles/hour or 814.2 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' 22.5"||15.62 mi||west||0° 00' 06.3"||0.12 mi||south||15.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 27.9"||936.64 mi||west||0° 06' 12.9"||7.13 mi||south||936.37 mi|
|24 hours||15° 08' 19.9"||986.42 mi||east||1° 46' 11.3"||121.76 mi||south||988.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Mon 12:58 AM||595 km||370 miles||321 nm|| ENE|
|Alice Springs||Mon 12:28 AM||857 km||533 miles||463 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Mon 12:58 AM||1313 km||816 miles||709 nm|| NNE|
|Darwin||Mon 12:28 AM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Mon 12:58 AM||1509 km||938 miles||815 nm|| SE|
|Adelaide||Mon 12:28 AM||1711 km||1063 miles||924 nm|| S|
|Eucla||Sun 11:43 PM||1797 km||1117 miles||970 nm|| SW|
|Sydney||Mon 12:58 AM||1878 km||1167 miles||1014 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Sun 11:58 PM||1891 km||1175 miles||1021 nm|| N|
|Canberra||Mon 12:58 AM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| SSE|
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