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 04:06:00 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 04:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.96 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 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' 23.0"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||south||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 06.4"||934.70 mi||west||0° 03' 54.9"||4.49 mi||south||934.51 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 32.2"||958.97 mi||east||0° 52' 37.7"||60.35 mi||south||958.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Thu 2:06 PM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Thu 2:06 PM||834 km||518 miles||450 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Thu 2:06 PM||1263 km||785 miles||682 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Thu 3:06 PM||1490 km||926 miles||804 nm|| NE|
|Sydney *||Thu 3:06 PM||1528 km||949 miles||825 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Thu 3:06 PM||1700 km||1057 miles||918 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Thu 3:06 PM||1793 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Thu 1:36 PM||1862 km||1157 miles||1005 nm|| WSW|
|Melbourne *||Thu 3:06 PM||2064 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 2:36 PM||2076 km||1290 miles||1121 nm|| SW|
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