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 07:06:00 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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 21' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.14 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 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' 22.2"||948.61 mi||west||0° 06' 23.8"||7.33 mi||north||948.93 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 19.5"||858.82 mi||east||3° 00' 09.6"||206.50 mi||north||890.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 5:06 PM||611 km||379 miles||330 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Sun 5:06 PM||1034 km||642 miles||558 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Sun 5:06 PM||1074 km||667 miles||580 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Sun 6:06 PM||1348 km||838 miles||728 nm|| NE|
|Sydney *||Sun 6:06 PM||1729 km||1074 miles||933 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Sun 6:06 PM||1797 km||1116 miles||970 nm|| E|
|Canberra *||Sun 6:06 PM||1899 km||1180 miles||1025 nm|| S|
|Alice Springs||Sun 4:36 PM||1914 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Sun 4:06 PM||2092 km||1300 miles||1129 nm|| NW|
|Adelaide *||Sun 5:36 PM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm|| SSW|
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