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 02:42:00 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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.73 meters/second, 1496.6 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' 52.1"||929.72 mi||west||0° 02' 02.9"||2.35 mi||south||929.62 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 27.2"||983.17 mi||east||0° 05' 13.4"||5.99 mi||south||982.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Thu 12:42 PM||752 km||467 miles||406 nm|| S|
|Cairns||Thu 12:42 PM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm|| WNW|
|Noumea||Thu 1:42 PM||1383 km||860 miles||747 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:42 PM||1400 km||870 miles||756 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Thu 1:42 PM||1440 km||895 miles||778 nm|| NNE|
|Sydney *||Thu 1:42 PM||1474 km||916 miles||796 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Thu 1:42 PM||1621 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| E|
|Canberra *||Thu 1:42 PM||1667 km||1036 miles||900 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:12 PM||2020 km||1255 miles||1091 nm|| WSW|
|Melbourne *||Thu 1:42 PM||2059 km||1279 miles||1112 nm|| SSW|
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