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 04:08:00 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 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||136° 22' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.05 meters/second, 1526.6 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 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' 52.5"||948.34 mi||west||0° 07' 14.7"||8.31 mi||south||948.05 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 30.6"||963.30 mi||east||2° 16' 30.9"||156.50 mi||south||969.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Wed 1:38 PM||307 km||191 miles||166 nm|| SW|
|Alice Springs||Wed 1:38 PM||703 km||437 miles||379 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Wed 1:38 PM||838 km||520 miles||452 nm|| NW|
|Cairns||Wed 2:08 PM||1005 km||624 miles||542 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Wed 2:08 PM||1491 km||926 miles||805 nm|| NE|
|Dili||Wed 1:08 PM||1553 km||965 miles||838 nm|| NW|
|Eucla||Wed 12:53 PM||1711 km||1063 miles||924 nm|| SSW|
|Jayapura||Wed 1:08 PM||1754 km||1090 miles||947 nm|| NNE|
|Manokwari||Wed 1:08 PM||1891 km||1175 miles||1021 nm|| N|
|Adelaide *||Wed 2:38 PM||1911 km||1187 miles||1032 nm|| S|
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