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 03:36:00 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: 7%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 45' ||South|
|Longitude: ||155° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.83 meters/second, 1497.0 km/hour, 930.2 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' 26.6"||929.97 mi||west||0° 01' 53.1"||2.16 mi||north||930.07 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 16.1"||953.49 mi||east||1° 25' 28.4"||98.00 mi||north||962.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Fri 1:36 PM||785 km||488 miles||424 nm|| SSW|
|Cairns||Fri 1:36 PM||1105 km||686 miles||596 nm|| WNW|
|Noumea||Fri 2:36 PM||1151 km||715 miles||621 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Fri 2:36 PM||1341 km||833 miles||724 nm|| NNE|
|Port Vila||Fri 2:36 PM||1392 km||865 miles||751 nm|| ENE|
|Sydney *||Fri 2:36 PM||1513 km||940 miles||817 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 1:36 PM||1533 km||952 miles||827 nm|| NW|
|Canberra *||Fri 2:36 PM||1726 km||1073 miles||932 nm|| SSW|
|Melbourne *||Fri 2:36 PM||2146 km||1334 miles||1159 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Fri 1:06 PM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| WSW|
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