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 04:56:00 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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 29' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.81 meters/second, 1504.1 km/hour, 934.6 miles/hour or 812.1 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' 05.7"||934.36 mi||west||0° 03' 47.5"||4.35 mi||south||934.18 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 24.1"||958.49 mi||east||0° 49' 37.6"||56.90 mi||south||957.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Thu 2:26 PM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Thu 2:56 PM||753 km||468 miles||407 nm|| ENE|
|Darwin||Thu 2:26 PM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 2:56 PM||1443 km||897 miles||779 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Thu 2:56 PM||1600 km||994 miles||864 nm|| ESE|
|Adelaide *||Thu 3:26 PM||1642 km||1021 miles||887 nm|| S|
|Eucla||Thu 1:41 PM||1660 km||1031 miles||896 nm|| SW|
|Sydney *||Thu 3:56 PM||1912 km||1188 miles||1033 nm|| SE|
|Canberra *||Thu 3:56 PM||1927 km||1197 miles||1040 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Thu 1:56 PM||1951 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| N|
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