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, August 30, 2012 at 13:58:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 24' ||South|
|Longitude: ||136° 52' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 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' 30.5"||16.55 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 34.2"||992.95 mi||west||0° 11' 18.10"||12.96 mi||north||993.27 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 36.10"||789.99 mi||east||4° 38' 24.7"||318.88 mi||north||855.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jayapura||Thu 10:58 PM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm|| NNE|
|Darwin||Thu 11:28 PM||797 km||496 miles||431 nm|| SW|
|Manokwari||Thu 10:58 PM||889 km||553 miles||480 nm|| NNW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 11:58 PM||1142 km||709 miles||616 nm|| E|
|Dili||Thu 10:58 PM||1242 km||772 miles||671 nm|| W|
|Cairns||Thu 11:58 PM||1351 km||839 miles||729 nm|| SE|
|Alice Springs||Thu 11:28 PM||1723 km||1071 miles||930 nm|| S|
|Manado||Thu 9:58 PM||1725 km||1072 miles||932 nm|| NW|
|Melekeok||Thu 10:58 PM||1776 km||1104 miles||959 nm|| N|
|Gorontalo||Thu 9:58 PM||1822 km||1132 miles||984 nm|| WNW|
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