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 04:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||141° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.84 meters/second, 1504.2 km/hour, 934.7 miles/hour or 812.2 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' 03.8"||0.07 mi||south||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 05.8"||934.43 mi||west||0° 03' 48.9"||4.38 mi||south||934.25 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 25.8"||958.59 mi||east||0° 50' 13.6"||57.59 mi||south||957.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Thu 2:46 PM||543 km||337 miles||293 nm|| NE|
|Tennant Creek||Thu 2:16 PM||807 km||501 miles||436 nm|| W|
|Alice Springs||Thu 2:16 PM||918 km||570 miles||496 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 2:46 PM||1311 km||815 miles||708 nm|| NNE|
|Brisbane||Thu 2:46 PM||1396 km||867 miles||754 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Thu 2:16 PM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm|| NW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 3:16 PM||1673 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| S|
|Sydney *||Thu 3:46 PM||1780 km||1106 miles||961 nm|| SSE|
|Eucla||Thu 1:31 PM||1823 km||1133 miles||984 nm|| SW|
|Canberra *||Thu 3:46 PM||1824 km||1134 miles||985 nm|| SSE|
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