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 Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 17:44:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 27' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.22 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 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' 27.5"||16.08 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.08 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 36.8"||964.50 mi||west||0° 09' 22.5"||10.75 mi||north||964.92 mi|
|24 hours||12° 30' 25.1"||834.26 mi||east||4° 03' 06.3"||278.56 mi||north||886.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Fri 3:44 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| ESE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 3:44 AM||983 km||611 miles||531 nm|| NE|
|Darwin||Fri 3:14 AM||1087 km||676 miles||587 nm|| WNW|
|Alice Springs||Fri 3:14 AM||1150 km||715 miles||621 nm|| SW|
|Jayapura||Fri 2:44 AM||1421 km||883 miles||767 nm|| N|
|Manokwari||Fri 2:44 AM||1752 km||1089 miles||946 nm|| NNW|
|Dili||Fri 2:44 AM||1786 km||1110 miles||964 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Fri 3:44 AM||1866 km||1159 miles||1007 nm|| SE|
|Eucla||Fri 2:29 AM||2153 km||1338 miles||1162 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide||Fri 3:14 AM||2174 km||1351 miles||1174 nm|| S|
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