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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 01:56:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||164° 13' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.81 meters/second, 1496.9 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 21.8"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 52.5"||929.90 mi||west||0° 02' 10.2"||2.49 mi||south||929.79 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 49.5"||983.76 mi||east||0° 08' 08.2"||9.33 mi||south||983.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Thu 12:56 PM||292 km||182 miles||158 nm|| SE|
|Port Vila||Thu 12:56 PM||539 km||335 miles||291 nm|| NE|
|Luganville||Thu 12:56 PM||649 km||403 miles||350 nm|| NNE|
|Kingston||Thu 1:26 PM||1004 km||624 miles||542 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Thu 12:56 PM||1323 km||822 miles||715 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Thu 11:56 AM||1365 km||848 miles||737 nm|| SW|
|Suva *||Thu 2:56 PM||1518 km||943 miles||819 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Thu 12:56 PM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Thu 11:56 AM||1986 km||1234 miles||1073 nm|| W|
|Auckland *||Thu 2:56 PM||2066 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| SSE|
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