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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 08:06:00 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: 52%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||149° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.17 meters/second, 1555.8 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.1 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' 28.4"||16.11 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||north||16.11 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 25.8"||966.63 mi||west||0° 08' 39.9"||9.93 mi||north||967.01 mi|
|24 hours||12° 16' 17.7"||819.60 mi||east||3° 46' 21.3"||259.36 mi||north||866.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Mon 6:06 PM||490 km||304 miles||264 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Mon 6:06 PM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| NNW|
|Lae||Mon 6:06 PM||982 km||610 miles||530 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Mon 7:06 PM||1256 km||781 miles||678 nm|| ENE|
|Brisbane||Mon 6:06 PM||1404 km||873 miles||758 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Mon 5:06 PM||1722 km||1070 miles||930 nm|| NW|
|Alice Springs||Mon 5:36 PM||1936 km||1203 miles||1045 nm|| WSW|
|Port Vila||Mon 7:06 PM||1981 km||1231 miles||1070 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Mon 7:06 PM||2080 km||1293 miles||1123 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Mon 5:36 PM||2087 km||1297 miles||1127 nm|| W|
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