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 03:46:00 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: 8%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.85 meters/second, 1497.1 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"||0.04 mi||north||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 27.0"||930.01 mi||west||0° 01' 54.7"||2.19 mi||north||930.11 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 00.0"||953.23 mi||east||1° 26' 02.4"||98.65 mi||north||962.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Fri 1:46 PM||746 km||463 miles||403 nm|| S|
|Cairns||Fri 1:46 PM||876 km||545 miles||473 nm|| WNW|
|Noumea||Fri 2:46 PM||1397 km||868 miles||754 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Fri 1:46 PM||1399 km||869 miles||755 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Fri 2:46 PM||1453 km||903 miles||785 nm|| NNE|
|Sydney *||Fri 2:46 PM||1466 km||911 miles||792 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Fri 2:46 PM||1637 km||1017 miles||884 nm|| E|
|Canberra *||Fri 2:46 PM||1657 km||1030 miles||895 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Fri 1:16 PM||2005 km||1246 miles||1083 nm|| WSW|
|Melbourne *||Fri 2:46 PM||2048 km||1272 miles||1106 nm|| SSW|
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