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 14:58:00 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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||133° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.43 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 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"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||north||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 44.1"||1003.10 mi||west||0° 11' 48.4"||13.52 mi||north||1003.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 09' 10.4"||770.02 mi||east||4° 42' 56.6"||324.03 mi||north||836.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Manokwari||Fri 11:58 PM||299 km||186 miles||162 nm|| N|
|Ambon||Fri 11:58 PM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm|| W|
|Jayapura||Fri 11:58 PM||768 km||477 miles||414 nm|| E|
|Sofifi||Fri 11:58 PM||849 km||528 miles||458 nm|| NW|
|Ternate||Fri 11:58 PM||869 km||540 miles||469 nm|| NW|
|Baucau||Fri 11:58 PM||984 km||611 miles||531 nm|| SW|
|Darwin||Sat 12:28 AM||1039 km||646 miles||561 nm|| SSW|
|Dili||Fri 11:58 PM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm|| WSW|
|Manado||Fri 10:58 PM||1151 km||715 miles||621 nm|| WNW|
|Melekeok||Fri 11:58 PM||1226 km||762 miles||662 nm|| N|
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