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 03:26:00 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 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.66 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' 52.0"||929.57 mi||west||0° 01' 55.8"||2.22 mi||south||929.47 mi|
|24 hours||15° 11' 04.2"||982.60 mi||east||0° 02' 26.3"||2.80 mi||south||982.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Thu 1:26 PM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm|| NE|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:56 PM||966 km||600 miles||522 nm|| WSW|
|Brisbane||Thu 1:26 PM||1291 km||802 miles||697 nm|| SE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:26 PM||1336 km||830 miles||722 nm|| NNE|
|Darwin||Thu 12:56 PM||1556 km||967 miles||840 nm|| NW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:56 PM||1626 km||1011 miles||878 nm|| SSW|
|Sydney *||Thu 2:26 PM||1683 km||1046 miles||909 nm|| SSE|
|Canberra *||Thu 2:26 PM||1734 km||1078 miles||937 nm|| SSE|
|Eucla||Thu 12:11 PM||1834 km||1140 miles||990 nm|| SW|
|Melbourne *||Thu 2:26 PM||1909 km||1186 miles||1031 nm|| S|
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