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 04:56:00 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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||136° 18' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.98 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' 30.6"||930.30 mi||west||0° 02' 05.2"||2.39 mi||north||930.41 mi|
|24 hours||14° 42' 05.0"||951.40 mi||east||1° 29' 59.5"||103.18 mi||north||961.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Fri 2:26 PM||249 km||155 miles||134 nm|| WNW|
|Alice Springs||Fri 2:26 PM||416 km||259 miles||225 nm|| SW|
|Darwin||Fri 2:26 PM||1081 km||672 miles||584 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Fri 2:56 PM||1083 km||673 miles||585 nm|| ENE|
|Eucla||Fri 1:41 PM||1423 km||884 miles||768 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Fri 3:26 PM||1593 km||990 miles||860 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Fri 2:56 PM||1707 km||1061 miles||922 nm|| NE|
|Dili||Fri 1:56 PM||1770 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Fri 2:56 PM||1857 km||1154 miles||1003 nm|| ESE|
|Canberra *||Fri 3:56 PM||2046 km||1272 miles||1105 nm|| SE|
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