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, May 7, 2012 at 16:50:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 7, 2012 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||129° 14' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.61 meters/second, 1489.0 km/hour, 925.2 miles/hour or 804.0 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' 21.10"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 01.7"||924.96 mi||west||0° 02' 06.7"||2.42 mi||south||924.85 mi|
|24 hours||15° 03' 49.0"||969.77 mi||east||0° 05' 50.7"||6.70 mi||south||969.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Tue 2:20 AM||536 km||333 miles||290 nm|| ESE|
|Darwin||Tue 2:20 AM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm|| N|
|Eucla||Tue 1:35 AM||1131 km||703 miles||611 nm|| S|
|Dili||Tue 1:50 AM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm|| NNW|
|Adelaide||Tue 2:20 AM||1750 km||1087 miles||945 nm|| SSE|
|Perth||Tue 12:50 AM||1764 km||1096 miles||952 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Tue 2:50 AM||1810 km||1125 miles||977 nm|| ENE|
|Denpasar||Tue 12:50 AM||2065 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| NW|
|Makassar||Tue 12:50 AM||2095 km||1302 miles||1131 nm|| NNW|
|Port Moresby||Tue 2:50 AM||2337 km||1452 miles||1262 nm|| ENE|
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