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, June 2, 2012 at 11:44:00 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 57' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 46' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.66 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 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' 23.7"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 46.6"||947.45 mi||west||0° 08' 02.0"||9.21 mi||south||947.13 mi|
|24 hours||14° 48' 07.9"||974.15 mi||east||2° 35' 30.3"||178.28 mi||south||982.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sat 9:44 PM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm|| W|
|Brisbane||Sat 9:44 PM||1057 km||657 miles||571 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Sat 10:44 PM||1156 km||718 miles||624 nm|| NE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 9:44 PM||1179 km||732 miles||636 nm|| NW|
|Noumea||Sat 10:44 PM||1409 km||876 miles||761 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 10:44 PM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| E|
|Sydney||Sat 9:44 PM||1781 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| S|
|Canberra||Sat 9:44 PM||1974 km||1227 miles||1066 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Sat 9:14 PM||2164 km||1345 miles||1168 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Sat 8:44 PM||2222 km||1381 miles||1200 nm|| NW|
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