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 Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 16:54:00 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: 82%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 16:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 12' ||South|
|Longitude: ||157° 51' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.42 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 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' 24.6"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 44.6"||935.77 mi||west||0° 05' 09.0"||5.91 mi||north||936.05 mi|
|24 hours||13° 39' 35.5"||886.95 mi||east||2° 35' 43.7"||178.53 mi||north||911.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Thu 3:54 AM||921 km||572 miles||497 nm|| ESE|
|Brisbane||Thu 2:54 AM||944 km||587 miles||510 nm|| SSW|
|Port Vila||Thu 3:54 AM||1135 km||705 miles||613 nm|| ENE|
|Honiara||Thu 3:54 AM||1212 km||753 miles||654 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Thu 2:54 AM||1325 km||823 miles||716 nm|| WNW|
|Sydney||Thu 2:54 AM||1651 km||1026 miles||891 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 2:54 AM||1651 km||1026 miles||892 nm|| NW|
|Canberra||Thu 2:54 AM||1878 km||1167 miles||1014 nm|| SSW|
|Suva||Thu 4:54 AM||2174 km||1351 miles||1174 nm|| E|
|Melbourne||Thu 2:54 AM||2317 km||1439 miles||1251 nm|| SSW|
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