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 Friday, October 19, 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: 19%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 58' ||South|
|Longitude: ||156° 38' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 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' 23.2"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 00.3"||0.01 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 17.4"||929.54 mi||west||0° 00' 12.6"||0.24 mi||south||929.53 mi|
|24 hours||14° 29' 41.9"||936.44 mi||east||0° 35' 05.9"||40.25 mi||north||939.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Fri 2:46 PM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm|| SSW|
|Noumea||Fri 3:46 PM||1026 km||638 miles||554 nm|| E|
|Cairns||Fri 2:46 PM||1228 km||763 miles||663 nm|| WNW|
|Port Vila||Fri 3:46 PM||1278 km||794 miles||690 nm|| ENE|
|Honiara||Fri 3:46 PM||1324 km||823 miles||715 nm|| NNE|
|Sydney *||Fri 3:46 PM||1527 km||949 miles||824 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 2:46 PM||1627 km||1011 miles||879 nm|| NW|
|Canberra *||Fri 3:46 PM||1749 km||1087 miles||944 nm|| SSW|
|Melbourne *||Fri 3:46 PM||2181 km||1355 miles||1178 nm|| SSW|
|Suva||Fri 4:46 PM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm|| E|
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