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 Friday, August 31, 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.31 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 31.6"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||north||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 41.7"||1002.84 mi||west||0° 11' 48.0"||13.51 mi||north||1003.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 09' 55.1"||770.71 mi||east||4° 43' 03.1"||324.16 mi||north||837.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Fri 11:58 PM||364 km||226 miles||197 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 11:58 PM||644 km||400 miles||347 nm|| SSW|
|Arawa||Fri 11:58 PM||840 km||522 miles||453 nm|| ESE|
|Jayapura||Fri 10:58 PM||866 km||538 miles||468 nm|| W|
|Honiara||Sat 12:58 AM||1422 km||884 miles||768 nm|| ESE|
|Cairns||Fri 11:58 PM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Sat 12:58 AM||1603 km||996 miles||866 nm|| NE|
|Manokwari||Fri 10:58 PM||1627 km||1011 miles||878 nm|| W|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 11:58 PM||1949 km||1211 miles||1052 nm|| NNW|
|Melekeok||Fri 10:58 PM||1973 km||1226 miles||1066 nm|| NW|
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