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 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||154° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.74 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 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' 21.8"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 52.2"||929.75 mi||west||0° 02' 03.8"||2.37 mi||south||929.64 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 30.3"||983.25 mi||east||0° 05' 36.1"||6.42 mi||south||982.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Thu 12:36 PM||770 km||478 miles||416 nm|| SSW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:36 PM||1023 km||635 miles||552 nm|| WNW|
|Noumea||Thu 1:36 PM||1236 km||768 miles||667 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Thu 1:36 PM||1369 km||851 miles||739 nm|| NNE|
|Port Vila||Thu 1:36 PM||1474 km||916 miles||796 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:36 PM||1477 km||918 miles||798 nm|| NNW|
|Sydney *||Thu 1:36 PM||1500 km||932 miles||810 nm|| SSW|
|Canberra *||Thu 1:36 PM||1706 km||1060 miles||921 nm|| SSW|
|Melbourne *||Thu 1:36 PM||2117 km||1315 miles||1143 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:06 PM||2166 km||1346 miles||1170 nm|| WSW|
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