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 Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 17:30:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||134° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.81 meters/second, 1489.7 km/hour, 925.7 miles/hour or 804.4 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' 22.8"||15.43 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.03 mi||north||15.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 55.5"||925.42 mi||west||0° 01' 50.8"||2.12 mi||north||925.52 mi|
|24 hours||14° 29' 46.9"||932.77 mi||east||1° 24' 29.6"||96.89 mi||north||942.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Wed 3:00 AM||253 km||157 miles||137 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Wed 3:00 AM||1087 km||675 miles||587 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Wed 2:15 AM||1262 km||784 miles||682 nm|| SSW|
|Cairns||Wed 3:30 AM||1271 km||789 miles||686 nm|| ENE|
|Adelaide||Wed 3:00 AM||1531 km||951 miles||827 nm|| SSE|
|Dili||Wed 2:30 AM||1740 km||1081 miles||939 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Wed 3:30 AM||1891 km||1175 miles||1021 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Wed 3:30 AM||1966 km||1222 miles||1061 nm|| ESE|
|Melbourne||Wed 3:30 AM||2054 km||1277 miles||1109 nm|| SSE|
|Canberra||Wed 3:30 AM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm|| SE|
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