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 Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 02:00:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||146° 32' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.94 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 29.3"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 12.7"||0.24 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 24.7"||1001.96 mi||west||0° 12' 45.3"||14.61 mi||south||1002.02 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 44.8"||858.29 mi||east||5° 03' 15.5"||347.32 mi||south||923.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Sun 12:00 Noon||567 km||352 miles||306 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Sun 11:00 AM||656 km||408 miles||354 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Sun 12:00 Noon||868 km||539 miles||469 nm|| S|
|Manokwari||Sun 11:00 AM||1391 km||864 miles||751 nm|| W|
|Palikir||Sun 1:00 PM||1601 km||995 miles||864 nm|| NE|
|Melekeok||Sun 11:00 AM||1664 km||1034 miles||899 nm|| NW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sun 12:00 Noon||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Sun 12:00 Noon||1694 km||1052 miles||914 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Sun 1:00 PM||1718 km||1067 miles||928 nm|| ESE|
|Darwin||Sun 11:30 AM||2105 km||1308 miles||1137 nm|| SW|
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