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 05:24:00 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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 20' ||South|
|Longitude: ||162° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.89 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' 27.4"||934.59 mi||west||0° 03' 18.2"||3.79 mi||north||934.76 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 27.0"||901.09 mi||east||1° 54' 01.5"||130.73 mi||north||915.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Sat 4:24 PM||508 km||315 miles||274 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 4:24 PM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm|| ENE|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:24 PM||1208 km||750 miles||652 nm|| SW|
|Honiara||Sat 4:24 PM||1227 km||762 miles||663 nm|| N|
|Suva||Sat 5:24 PM||1742 km||1083 miles||941 nm|| E|
|Cairns||Sat 3:24 PM||1753 km||1089 miles||947 nm|| W|
|Sydney *||Sat 4:24 PM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:24 PM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm|| NW|
|Canberra *||Sat 4:24 PM||2082 km||1294 miles||1124 nm|| SW|
|Auckland *||Sat 6:24 PM||2210 km||1373 miles||1193 nm|| SSE|
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