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 04:24:00 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 04:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||158° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.60 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 24.1"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 08.7"||940.68 mi||west||0° 05' 22.8"||6.17 mi||north||940.95 mi|
|24 hours||13° 55' 33.7"||909.58 mi||east||2° 41' 05.3"||184.66 mi||north||935.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Sat 3:24 PM||875 km||544 miles||473 nm|| ESE|
|Luganville||Sat 3:24 PM||993 km||617 miles||536 nm|| ENE|
|Port Vila||Sat 3:24 PM||1031 km||641 miles||557 nm|| E|
|Brisbane||Sat 2:24 PM||1078 km||670 miles||582 nm|| SSW|
|Honiara||Sat 3:24 PM||1095 km||680 miles||591 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Sat 2:24 PM||1389 km||863 miles||750 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Sat 2:24 PM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| NW|
|Sydney *||Sat 3:24 PM||1781 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| SSW|
|Canberra *||Sat 3:24 PM||2010 km||1249 miles||1085 nm|| SSW|
|Suva *||Sat 5:24 PM||2086 km||1296 miles||1126 nm|| E|
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