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 02:46:00 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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||152° 15' ||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"||929.71 mi||west||0° 02' 02.3"||2.34 mi||south||929.61 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 25.2"||983.12 mi||east||0° 04' 58.1"||5.70 mi||south||982.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Thu 12:46 PM||756 km||470 miles||408 nm|| S|
|Cairns||Thu 12:46 PM||799 km||497 miles||431 nm|| WNW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:46 PM||1356 km||843 miles||732 nm|| NNW|
|Sydney *||Thu 1:46 PM||1464 km||910 miles||791 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Thu 1:46 PM||1495 km||929 miles||807 nm|| NE|
|Canberra *||Thu 1:46 PM||1646 km||1023 miles||889 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Thu 1:46 PM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:16 PM||1923 km||1195 miles||1039 nm|| WSW|
|Melbourne *||Thu 1:46 PM||2025 km||1258 miles||1093 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:16 PM||2070 km||1286 miles||1118 nm|| SW|
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