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 Sunday, October 21, 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: 40%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 20' ||South|
|Longitude: ||161° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.93 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 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' 26.3"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||north||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 18.6"||948.15 mi||west||0° 06' 19.3"||7.25 mi||north||948.46 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 42.8"||859.97 mi||east||2° 58' 36.6"||204.72 mi||north||890.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Sun 5:24 PM||679 km||422 miles||366 nm|| SE|
|Luganville||Sun 5:24 PM||684 km||425 miles||369 nm|| ENE|
|Port Vila||Sun 5:24 PM||729 km||453 miles||394 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Sun 5:24 PM||999 km||621 miles||539 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Sun 4:24 PM||1330 km||827 miles||718 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Sun 4:24 PM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| W|
|Suva *||Sun 7:24 PM||1794 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Sun 4:24 PM||1828 km||1136 miles||987 nm|| WNW|
|Sydney *||Sun 5:24 PM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Sun 6:24 PM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm|| NNE|
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