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 Saturday, November 17, 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: 15%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||165° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 24.1"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 06.3"||940.40 mi||west||0° 05' 19.1"||6.10 mi||north||940.67 mi|
|24 hours||13° 56' 35.7"||910.48 mi||east||2° 39' 50.7"||183.23 mi||north||935.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Sat 2:56 PM||347 km||216 miles||188 nm|| SSE|
|Port Vila||Sat 2:56 PM||353 km||219 miles||191 nm|| ENE|
|Honiara||Sat 2:56 PM||1238 km||769 miles||669 nm|| NNW|
|Suva *||Sat 4:56 PM||1380 km||857 miles||745 nm|| E|
|Brisbane||Sat 1:56 PM||1554 km||966 miles||839 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Sat 3:56 PM||1909 km||1186 miles||1031 nm|| NE|
|Nukualofa||Sat 4:56 PM||2037 km||1265 miles||1100 nm|| E|
|Yaren||Sat 3:56 PM||2081 km||1293 miles||1124 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Sat 1:56 PM||2092 km||1300 miles||1130 nm|| W|
|Sydney *||Sat 2:56 PM||2141 km||1331 miles||1156 nm|| SW|
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