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 04:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||138° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.96 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 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' 22.5"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 02.0"||0.04 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 30.0"||930.26 mi||west||0° 02' 03.7"||2.37 mi||north||930.37 mi|
|24 hours||14° 42' 21.5"||951.66 mi||east||1° 29' 25.7"||102.54 mi||north||961.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mount Isa||Fri 2:46 PM||84 km||52 miles||45 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Fri 2:16 PM||598 km||371 miles||323 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Fri 2:46 PM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm|| ENE|
|Darwin||Fri 2:16 PM||1238 km||769 miles||668 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 2:46 PM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| NE|
|Eucla||Fri 1:31 PM||1560 km||969 miles||842 nm|| SW|
|Adelaide *||Fri 3:16 PM||1577 km||980 miles||851 nm|| S|
|Brisbane||Fri 2:46 PM||1637 km||1017 miles||884 nm|| ESE|
|Sydney *||Fri 3:46 PM||1910 km||1187 miles||1031 nm|| SE|
|Canberra *||Fri 3:46 PM||1911 km||1188 miles||1032 nm|| SSE|
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