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 03:36:00 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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 17' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 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"||929.53 mi||west||0° 01' 54.3"||2.18 mi||south||929.44 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 58.7"||982.46 mi||east||0° 01' 48.2"||2.07 mi||south||982.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Thu 1:36 PM||715 km||444 miles||386 nm|| NE|
|Alice Springs||Thu 1:06 PM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm|| WSW|
|Darwin||Thu 1:06 PM||1358 km||844 miles||733 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:36 PM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm|| NNE|
|Brisbane||Thu 1:36 PM||1495 km||929 miles||807 nm|| ESE|
|Adelaide *||Thu 2:06 PM||1585 km||985 miles||856 nm|| S|
|Eucla||Thu 12:21 PM||1663 km||1033 miles||898 nm|| SW|
|Sydney *||Thu 2:36 PM||1812 km||1126 miles||979 nm|| SE|
|Canberra *||Thu 2:36 PM||1832 km||1139 miles||989 nm|| SSE|
|Melbourne *||Thu 2:36 PM||1949 km||1211 miles||1052 nm|| SSE|
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