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 02:10:00 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 07' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 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' 24.5"||1001.94 mi||west||0° 12' 45.3"||14.61 mi||south||1001.99 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 54.4"||858.46 mi||east||5° 03' 11.7"||347.24 mi||south||923.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jayapura||Sun 11:10 AM||392 km||244 miles||212 nm|| WSW|
|Mount Hagen||Sun 12:10 PM||464 km||288 miles||250 nm|| S|
|Lae||Sun 12:10 PM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Sun 12:10 PM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm|| SSE|
|Manokwari||Sun 11:10 AM||1123 km||698 miles||606 nm|| W|
|Melekeok||Sun 11:10 AM||1463 km||909 miles||790 nm|| NW|
|Hagåtña||Sun 12:10 PM||1676 km||1041 miles||905 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Sun 12:10 PM||1697 km||1055 miles||916 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Sun 1:10 PM||1826 km||1135 miles||986 nm|| ENE|
|Darwin||Sun 11:40 AM||1890 km||1174 miles||1020 nm|| SW|
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