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 06:24:00 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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 36' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.07 meters/second, 1505.0 km/hour, 935.2 miles/hour or 812.7 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' 24.4"||15.59 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.06 mi||north||15.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 31.2"||934.99 mi||west||0° 03' 26.2"||3.94 mi||north||935.17 mi|
|24 hours||13° 51' 40.6"||899.49 mi||east||1° 56' 56.3"||134.07 mi||north||914.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Townsville||Sat 4:24 PM||145 km||90 miles||78 nm|| NW|
|Lindeman Island||Sat 4:24 PM||151 km||94 miles||82 nm|| E|
|Mackay||Sat 4:24 PM||190 km||118 miles||103 nm|| ESE|
|Cairns||Sat 4:24 PM||419 km||260 miles||226 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Sat 4:24 PM||968 km||602 miles||523 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 4:24 PM||1200 km||745 miles||648 nm|| N|
|Alice Springs||Sat 3:54 PM||1467 km||912 miles||792 nm|| WSW|
|Sydney *||Sat 5:24 PM||1546 km||961 miles||835 nm|| SSE|
|Canberra *||Sat 5:24 PM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Sat 5:24 PM||1790 km||1112 miles||966 nm|| NE|
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