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 03:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||150° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 27.5"||930.05 mi||west||0° 01' 56.2"||2.22 mi||north||930.15 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 43.6"||952.97 mi||east||1° 26' 36.5"||99.30 mi||north||962.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mackay||Fri 1:56 PM||161 km||100 miles||87 nm|| WSW|
|Lindeman Island||Fri 1:56 PM||173 km||107 miles||93 nm|| W|
|Cairns||Fri 1:56 PM||666 km||414 miles||360 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Fri 1:56 PM||784 km||487 miles||423 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 1:56 PM||1303 km||810 miles||703 nm|| NNW|
|Sydney *||Fri 2:56 PM||1456 km||905 miles||786 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Fri 2:56 PM||1599 km||993 miles||863 nm|| NE|
|Canberra *||Fri 2:56 PM||1620 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| S|
|Alice Springs||Fri 1:26 PM||1762 km||1095 miles||952 nm|| WSW|
|Port Vila||Fri 2:56 PM||1884 km||1171 miles||1017 nm|| E|
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