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 02:20:00 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||141° 42' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 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' 24.0"||1001.92 mi||west||0° 12' 45.3"||14.61 mi||south||1001.96 mi|
|24 hours||12° 25' 04.3"||858.64 mi||east||5° 03' 07.9"||347.17 mi||south||924.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jayapura||Sun 11:20 AM||145 km||90 miles||78 nm|| SW|
|Lae||Sun 12:20 PM||808 km||502 miles||436 nm|| SE|
|Manokwari||Sun 11:20 AM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Sun 12:20 PM||1050 km||653 miles||567 nm|| SE|
|Melekeok||Sun 11:20 AM||1286 km||799 miles||694 nm|| NW|
|Darwin||Sun 11:50 AM||1689 km||1050 miles||912 nm|| SW|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Sun 12:20 PM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Sun 12:20 PM||1742 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| SSE|
|Manado||Sun 10:20 AM||1910 km||1187 miles||1031 nm|| W|
|Dili||Sun 11:20 AM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| WSW|
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