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 06:56:00 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: 41%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 46' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.09 meters/second, 1526.7 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 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' 06.3"||0.12 mi||north||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 21.2"||948.50 mi||west||0° 06' 22.7"||7.31 mi||north||948.82 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 39.3"||859.09 mi||east||2° 59' 47.5"||206.07 mi||north||890.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 4:56 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm|| W|
|Brisbane||Sun 4:56 PM||1020 km||634 miles||551 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Sun 5:56 PM||1186 km||737 miles||640 nm|| NE|
|Port Moresby||Sun 4:56 PM||1207 km||750 miles||652 nm|| NW|
|Noumea||Sun 5:56 PM||1396 km||868 miles||754 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sun 5:56 PM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Sun 5:56 PM||1745 km||1084 miles||942 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Sun 5:56 PM||1939 km||1205 miles||1047 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Sun 4:26 PM||2152 km||1337 miles||1162 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Sun 3:56 PM||2250 km||1398 miles||1215 nm|| NW|
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