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 03:06:00 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 03:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.69 meters/second, 1496.5 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.0 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"||929.64 mi||west||0° 01' 59.0"||2.28 mi||south||929.54 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 14.9"||982.86 mi||east||0° 03' 42.1"||4.25 mi||south||982.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lindeman Island||Thu 1:06 PM||167 km||104 miles||90 nm|| E|
|Townsville||Thu 1:06 PM||178 km||110 miles||96 nm|| NNW|
|Mackay||Thu 1:06 PM||186 km||116 miles||101 nm|| ESE|
|Cairns||Thu 1:06 PM||454 km||282 miles||245 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Thu 1:06 PM||939 km||584 miles||507 nm|| SE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:06 PM||1244 km||773 miles||672 nm|| N|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:36 PM||1440 km||895 miles||778 nm|| WSW|
|Sydney *||Thu 2:06 PM||1505 km||935 miles||813 nm|| SSE|
|Canberra *||Thu 2:06 PM||1625 km||1010 miles||877 nm|| S|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:36 PM||1801 km||1119 miles||973 nm|| SSW|
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