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 03:16:00 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 03:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.68 meters/second, 1496.4 km/hour, 929.8 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' 02.0"||0.04 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 52.1"||929.60 mi||west||0° 01' 57.4"||2.25 mi||south||929.50 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 09.6"||982.73 mi||east||0° 03' 04.2"||3.52 mi||south||982.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Townsville||Thu 1:16 PM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm|| NE|
|Cairns||Thu 1:16 PM||425 km||264 miles||229 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Thu 1:16 PM||1103 km||685 miles||595 nm|| SE|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:46 PM||1201 km||746 miles||649 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:16 PM||1265 km||786 miles||683 nm|| N|
|Sydney *||Thu 2:16 PM||1579 km||981 miles||853 nm|| SSE|
|Canberra *||Thu 2:16 PM||1664 km||1034 miles||899 nm|| SSE|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:46 PM||1700 km||1056 miles||918 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Thu 12:46 PM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| WNW|
|Melbourne *||Thu 2:16 PM||1897 km||1179 miles||1024 nm|| S|
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