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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:26:00 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.08 meters/second, 1505.1 km/hour, 935.2 miles/hour or 812.7 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' 23.0"||15.59 mi||west||0° 00' 04.1"||0.08 mi||south||15.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 06.8"||934.97 mi||west||0° 04' 00.7"||4.60 mi||south||934.79 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 37.4"||959.34 mi||east||0° 55' 01.9"||63.10 mi||south||958.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Thu 2:26 PM||612 km||380 miles||330 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Thu 2:26 PM||806 km||501 miles||435 nm|| ENE|
|Luganville||Thu 2:26 PM||819 km||509 miles||442 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Thu 1:26 PM||1161 km||721 miles||627 nm|| SW|
|Honiara||Thu 2:26 PM||1179 km||733 miles||637 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Thu 1:26 PM||1650 km||1025 miles||891 nm|| W|
|Sydney *||Thu 2:26 PM||1816 km||1128 miles||980 nm|| SSW|
|Suva||Thu 3:26 PM||1839 km||1142 miles||993 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:26 PM||1896 km||1178 miles||1024 nm|| NW|
|Canberra *||Thu 2:26 PM||2056 km||1277 miles||1110 nm|| SSW|
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