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 08:48:00 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||129° 30' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.08 meters/second, 1497.9 km/hour, 930.8 miles/hour or 808.8 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' 01.1"||0.02 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 42.5"||930.52 mi||west||0° 01' 16.9"||1.47 mi||north||930.58 mi|
|24 hours||13° 55' 21.0"||898.95 mi||east||1° 07' 40.9"||77.61 mi||north||905.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Sat 6:18 PM||537 km||334 miles||290 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Sat 6:18 PM||961 km||597 miles||519 nm|| N|
|Eucla||Sat 5:33 PM||1179 km||733 miles||637 nm|| S|
|Dili||Sat 5:48 PM||1445 km||898 miles||780 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Sat 6:48 PM||1772 km||1101 miles||957 nm|| ENE|
|Adelaide||Sat 6:18 PM||1778 km||1105 miles||960 nm|| SSE|
|Perth||Sat 4:48 PM||1816 km||1129 miles||981 nm|| SW|
|Denpasar||Sat 4:48 PM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm|| NW|
|Makassar||Sat 4:48 PM||2070 km||1286 miles||1118 nm|| NNW|
|Manokwari||Sat 5:48 PM||2287 km||1421 miles||1235 nm|| NNE|
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