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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:36:00 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: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.22 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 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' 23.8"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 54.0"||948.71 mi||west||0° 07' 18.8"||8.38 mi||south||948.43 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 05.1"||963.19 mi||east||2° 18' 17.2"||158.53 mi||south||969.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Wed 1:36 PM||205 km||127 miles||111 nm|| ENE|
|Port Moresby||Wed 1:36 PM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm|| NNE|
|Alice Springs||Wed 1:06 PM||1248 km||776 miles||674 nm|| SW|
|Brisbane||Wed 1:36 PM||1418 km||881 miles||766 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Wed 1:06 PM||1534 km||953 miles||828 nm|| WNW|
|Jayapura||Wed 12:36 PM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| NNW|
|Sydney *||Wed 2:36 PM||1924 km||1195 miles||1039 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Wed 2:36 PM||1950 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| ENE|
|Adelaide *||Wed 2:06 PM||1980 km||1230 miles||1069 nm|| SSW|
|Canberra *||Wed 2:36 PM||2008 km||1248 miles||1084 nm|| SSE|
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