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 02:56:00 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 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||149° 51' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 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"||929.67 mi||west||0° 02' 00.6"||2.31 mi||south||929.57 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 20.1"||982.99 mi||east||0° 04' 20.1"||4.97 mi||south||982.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mackay||Thu 12:56 PM||86 km||53 miles||46 nm|| SW|
|Lindeman Island||Thu 12:56 PM||89 km||55 miles||48 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:56 PM||599 km||372 miles||323 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Thu 12:56 PM||817 km||508 miles||441 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:56 PM||1276 km||793 miles||689 nm|| NNW|
|Sydney *||Thu 1:56 PM||1466 km||911 miles||792 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Thu 1:56 PM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Thu 1:56 PM||1651 km||1026 miles||892 nm|| NE|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:26 PM||1681 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| WSW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:26 PM||1926 km||1197 miles||1040 nm|| SSW|
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