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.
View Day and Night Map
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, August 31, 2012 at 13:48:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||150° 50' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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' 31.6"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 41.4"||1002.79 mi||west||0° 11' 47.9"||13.51 mi||north||1003.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 10' 02.6"||770.83 mi||east||4° 43' 04.1"||324.18 mi||north||837.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Fri 11:48 PM||536 km||333 miles||289 nm|| SW|
|Arawa||Fri 11:48 PM||590 km||367 miles||319 nm|| ESE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 11:48 PM||744 km||462 miles||402 nm|| SSW|
|Gizo||Sat 12:48 AM||819 km||509 miles||442 nm|| SE|
|Jayapura||Fri 10:48 PM||1133 km||704 miles||612 nm|| W|
|Honiara||Sat 12:48 AM||1186 km||737 miles||640 nm|| ESE|
|Palikir||Sat 12:48 AM||1438 km||894 miles||777 nm|| NE|
|Cairns||Fri 11:48 PM||1553 km||965 miles||839 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Sat 1:48 AM||1826 km||1134 miles||986 nm|| E|
|Manokwari||Fri 10:48 PM||1892 km||1176 miles||1022 nm|| W|
Related time zone tools