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 07:40:00 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 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 50' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.01 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 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' 24.6"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 40.2"||930.34 mi||west||0° 01' 07.4"||1.29 mi||north||930.40 mi|
|24 hours||13° 56' 35.0"||900.14 mi||east||1° 04' 06.0"||73.50 mi||north||906.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Townsville||Sat 5:40 PM||229 km||142 miles||123 nm|| NNE|
|Cairns||Sat 5:40 PM||459 km||285 miles||248 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Sat 5:40 PM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm|| SE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 5:10 PM||1266 km||787 miles||684 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 5:40 PM||1294 km||804 miles||698 nm|| N|
|Sydney||Sat 5:40 PM||1513 km||940 miles||817 nm|| SSE|
|Canberra||Sat 5:40 PM||1608 km||999 miles||868 nm|| S|
|Adelaide||Sat 5:10 PM||1692 km||1051 miles||914 nm|| SSW|
|Melbourne||Sat 5:40 PM||1858 km||1155 miles||1003 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Sat 5:10 PM||1859 km||1155 miles||1004 nm|| WNW|
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