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 03:56:00 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 52' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.99 meters/second, 1504.8 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 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"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||south||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 06.5"||934.77 mi||west||0° 03' 56.3"||4.52 mi||south||934.58 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 33.7"||959.07 mi||east||0° 53' 13.8"||61.04 mi||south||958.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Thu 1:56 PM||824 km||512 miles||445 nm|| S|
|Cairns||Thu 1:56 PM||923 km||573 miles||498 nm|| WNW|
|Noumea||Thu 2:56 PM||1329 km||826 miles||717 nm|| ESE|
|Honiara||Thu 2:56 PM||1346 km||837 miles||727 nm|| NNE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:56 PM||1377 km||855 miles||743 nm|| NNW|
|Port Vila||Thu 2:56 PM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Thu 2:56 PM||1551 km||964 miles||838 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Thu 2:56 PM||1749 km||1087 miles||944 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Thu 1:26 PM||2104 km||1307 miles||1136 nm|| WSW|
|Melbourne *||Thu 2:56 PM||2147 km||1334 miles||1159 nm|| SSW|
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