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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 02:36:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 30' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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' 22.6"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 05.8"||0.11 mi||south||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 33.8"||939.94 mi||west||0° 05' 43.7"||6.57 mi||south||939.69 mi|
|24 hours||15° 08' 44.1"||990.22 mi||east||1° 36' 10.3"||110.27 mi||south||991.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Wed 12:36 PM||706 km||439 miles||381 nm|| ENE|
|Alice Springs||Wed 12:06 PM||776 km||482 miles||419 nm|| SW|
|Darwin||Wed 12:06 PM||1181 km||734 miles||638 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Wed 12:36 PM||1349 km||838 miles||728 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Wed 12:36 PM||1665 km||1035 miles||899 nm|| SE|
|Eucla||Wed 11:21 AM||1755 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| SW|
|Adelaide *||Wed 1:06 PM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Wed 11:36 AM||1834 km||1140 miles||990 nm|| N|
|Dili||Wed 11:36 AM||1900 km||1181 miles||1026 nm|| NW|
|Sydney *||Wed 1:36 PM||2009 km||1248 miles||1085 nm|| SSE|
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