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, August 25, 2012 at 08:48:00 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: 59%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 19' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.42 meters/second, 1495.5 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.5 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' 24.6"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||south||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 33.9"||929.01 mi||west||0° 01' 20.1"||1.53 mi||south||928.94 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 06.8"||912.42 mi||east||0° 06' 59.2"||8.01 mi||north||912.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sat 6:48 PM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Sat 6:48 PM||1040 km||646 miles||562 nm|| SE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 6:18 PM||1209 km||751 miles||653 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 6:48 PM||1322 km||822 miles||714 nm|| N|
|Sydney||Sat 6:48 PM||1512 km||939 miles||816 nm|| SSE|
|Canberra||Sat 6:48 PM||1598 km||993 miles||863 nm|| SSE|
|Adelaide||Sat 6:18 PM||1652 km||1026 miles||892 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Sat 6:18 PM||1823 km||1133 miles||984 nm|| WNW|
|Melbourne||Sat 6:48 PM||1835 km||1140 miles||991 nm|| S|
|Eucla||Sat 5:33 PM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm|| SW|
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