Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 8:48:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 59%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed is currently 415.42 meters/second, 1495.5 kilometres/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude Difference||Latitude Difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 24.5"||15.49 mi||West||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||South||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 33.9"||928.95 mi||West||0° 01' 20.2"||1.53 mi||South||928.88 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 07.0"||912.36 mi||East||0° 06' 55.3"||7.94 mi||North||912.75 mi|
Locations with the Moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Charters Towers||Sat 6:48 PM||149 km||92 miles||80 nm||NNE|
|Cairns||Sat 6:48 PM||481 km||299 miles||260 nm||N|
|Brisbane||Sat 6:48 PM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm||SE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 6:18 PM||1234 km||767 miles||666 nm||WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 6:48 PM||1318 km||819 miles||712 nm||N|
|Sydney||Sat 6:48 PM||1502 km||933 miles||811 nm||SSE|
|Canberra||Sat 6:48 PM||1592 km||989 miles||859 nm||SSE|
|Adelaide||Sat 6:18 PM||1662 km||1032 miles||897 nm||SSW|
|Melbourne||Sat 6:48 PM||1836 km||1141 miles||991 nm||S|
|Darwin||Sat 6:18 PM||1847 km||1148 miles||997 nm||WNW|
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