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 07:24:00 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: 30%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 14' ||South|
|Longitude: ||133° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.25 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 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' 24.5"||15.59 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 35.3"||935.40 mi||west||0° 03' 34.1"||4.09 mi||north||935.59 mi|
|24 hours||13° 49' 53.3"||897.89 mi||east||1° 59' 49.5"||137.37 mi||north||913.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Sat 4:54 PM||391 km||243 miles||211 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Sat 4:54 PM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Sat 4:09 PM||1339 km||832 miles||723 nm|| SSW|
|Cairns||Sat 5:24 PM||1377 km||856 miles||744 nm|| ENE|
|Dili||Sat 4:24 PM||1529 km||950 miles||826 nm|| NNW|
|Adelaide *||Sat 5:54 PM||1714 km||1065 miles||925 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 5:24 PM||1919 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Sat 4:24 PM||2120 km||1318 miles||1145 nm|| NNE|
|Manokwari||Sat 4:24 PM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm|| N|
|Perth||Sat 3:24 PM||2162 km||1343 miles||1167 nm|| SW|
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