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 04:20:00 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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||159° 38' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 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' 08.2"||940.64 mi||west||0° 05' 22.3"||6.16 mi||north||940.91 mi|
|24 hours||13° 55' 42.6"||909.71 mi||east||2° 40' 54.8"||184.45 mi||north||935.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Sat 3:20 PM||784 km||487 miles||423 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 3:20 PM||932 km||579 miles||503 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Sat 3:20 PM||1087 km||676 miles||587 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Sat 2:20 PM||1133 km||704 miles||612 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Sat 2:20 PM||1489 km||925 miles||804 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Sat 2:20 PM||1725 km||1072 miles||931 nm|| NW|
|Sydney *||Sat 3:20 PM||1822 km||1132 miles||984 nm|| SSW|
|Suva *||Sat 5:20 PM||1985 km||1233 miles||1072 nm|| E|
|Canberra *||Sat 3:20 PM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Sat 4:20 PM||2218 km||1378 miles||1198 nm|| NNE|
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