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 Friday, June 8, 2012 at 17:58:00 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: 77%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, June 8, 2012 at 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||149° 34' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.72 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 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' 29.8"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 54.7"||983.56 mi||west||0° 10' 49.1"||12.39 mi||north||983.95 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 49.6"||791.28 mi||east||4° 28' 59.7"||308.13 mi||north||854.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:58 AM||331 km||206 miles||179 nm|| NW|
|Lae||Sat 3:58 AM||579 km||360 miles||312 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Sat 3:58 AM||746 km||463 miles||403 nm|| SSW|
|Arawa||Sat 3:58 AM||865 km||537 miles||467 nm|| NE|
|Honiara||Sat 4:58 AM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm|| E|
|Jayapura||Sat 2:58 AM||1377 km||855 miles||743 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:58 AM||1827 km||1135 miles||987 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Sat 3:28 AM||2045 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| W|
|Manokwari||Sat 2:58 AM||2066 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| WNW|
|Port Vila||Sat 4:58 AM||2141 km||1330 miles||1156 nm|| ESE|
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