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 03:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 47' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 15' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.11 meters/second, 1526.8 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 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"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||south||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 53.1"||948.48 mi||west||0° 07' 16.2"||8.34 mi||south||948.19 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 21.1"||963.26 mi||east||2° 17' 10.8"||157.27 mi||south||969.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Wed 1:56 PM||700 km||435 miles||378 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Wed 1:26 PM||862 km||536 miles||465 nm|| SW|
|Darwin||Wed 1:26 PM||1078 km||670 miles||582 nm|| WNW|
|Port Moresby||Wed 1:56 PM||1259 km||783 miles||680 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Wed 12:56 PM||1694 km||1052 miles||914 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Wed 1:56 PM||1775 km||1103 miles||958 nm|| SE|
|Dili||Wed 12:56 PM||1797 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| WNW|
|Eucla||Wed 12:41 PM||1860 km||1155 miles||1004 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Wed 2:26 PM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| S|
|Manokwari||Wed 12:56 PM||1955 km||1215 miles||1056 nm|| NNW|
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