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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 06:24:00 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: 44%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||164° 05' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.93 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.4 miles/hour or 808.5 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' 24.5"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 00.9"||0.02 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 37.9"||930.17 mi||west||0° 00' 56.9"||1.09 mi||north||930.22 mi|
|24 hours||13° 57' 55.3"||901.46 mi||east||1° 00' 04.4"||68.88 mi||north||907.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Sat 5:24 PM||277 km||172 miles||150 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 5:24 PM||579 km||360 miles||313 nm|| NE|
|Luganville||Sat 5:24 PM||698 km||434 miles||377 nm|| NNE|
|Kingston||Sat 5:54 PM||965 km||599 miles||521 nm|| SSE|
|Brisbane||Sat 4:24 PM||1326 km||824 miles||716 nm|| SW|
|Honiara||Sat 5:24 PM||1364 km||848 miles||736 nm|| NNW|
|Suva||Sat 6:24 PM||1539 km||956 miles||831 nm|| E|
|Sydney||Sat 4:24 PM||1900 km||1181 miles||1026 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Sat 4:24 PM||1981 km||1231 miles||1070 nm|| W|
|Auckland||Sat 6:24 PM||2030 km||1261 miles||1096 nm|| SSE|
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