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 Friday, November 16, 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: 7%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 45' ||South|
|Longitude: ||157° 51' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.81 meters/second, 1496.9 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.3 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' 22.3"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.03 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 26.0"||929.93 mi||west||0° 01' 51.6"||2.13 mi||north||930.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 32.2"||953.74 mi||east||1° 24' 54.4"||97.35 mi||north||963.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Fri 1:26 PM||892 km||554 miles||482 nm|| SSW|
|Noumea||Fri 2:26 PM||906 km||563 miles||489 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Fri 2:26 PM||1149 km||714 miles||620 nm|| ENE|
|Honiara||Fri 2:26 PM||1272 km||790 miles||687 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Fri 1:26 PM||1341 km||833 miles||724 nm|| WNW|
|Sydney *||Fri 2:26 PM||1594 km||991 miles||861 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 1:26 PM||1695 km||1053 miles||915 nm|| NW|
|Canberra *||Fri 2:26 PM||1823 km||1133 miles||984 nm|| SSW|
|Suva *||Fri 4:26 PM||2178 km||1353 miles||1176 nm|| E|
|Melbourne *||Fri 2:26 PM||2264 km||1407 miles||1222 nm|| SSW|
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