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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 05:20:00 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: 29%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||162° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.88 meters/second, 1504.4 km/hour, 934.8 miles/hour or 812.3 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' 24.3"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 03.1"||0.06 mi||north||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 27.2"||934.56 mi||west||0° 03' 17.6"||3.78 mi||north||934.73 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 34.1"||901.19 mi||east||1° 53' 49.8"||130.51 mi||north||915.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Sat 4:20 PM||419 km||260 miles||226 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 4:20 PM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm|| ENE|
|Honiara||Sat 4:20 PM||1250 km||777 miles||675 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:20 PM||1283 km||797 miles||693 nm|| SW|
|Suva||Sat 5:20 PM||1643 km||1021 miles||887 nm|| E|
|Cairns||Sat 3:20 PM||1852 km||1151 miles||1000 nm|| W|
|Sydney *||Sat 4:20 PM||1895 km||1178 miles||1023 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:20 PM||2080 km||1292 miles||1123 nm|| WNW|
|Canberra *||Sat 4:20 PM||2140 km||1330 miles||1155 nm|| SW|
|Auckland *||Sat 6:20 PM||2158 km||1341 miles||1165 nm|| SSE|
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