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, August 1, 2012 at 12:56:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||158° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.73 meters/second, 1550.6 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.3 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' 27.2"||16.06 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 15.9"||963.39 mi||west||0° 09' 14.4"||10.59 mi||north||963.81 mi|
|24 hours||12° 44' 17.7"||849.05 mi||east||4° 02' 21.2"||277.70 mi||north||900.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Wed 11:56 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm|| NNE|
|Port Vila||Wed 11:56 PM||1106 km||687 miles||597 nm|| ESE|
|Noumea||Wed 11:56 PM||1144 km||711 miles||618 nm|| SE|
|Cairns||Wed 10:56 PM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Wed 10:56 PM||1373 km||853 miles||741 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Wed 10:56 PM||1425 km||886 miles||770 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Thu 12:56 AM||1916 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| NNE|
|Sydney||Wed 10:56 PM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| SSW|
|Suva||Thu 12:56 AM||2173 km||1350 miles||1174 nm|| E|
|Canberra||Wed 10:56 PM||2367 km||1471 miles||1278 nm|| SSW|
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