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 05:10:00 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 11' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 38' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.81 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 24.2"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.4"||0.10 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 12.6"||941.14 mi||west||0° 05' 28.6"||6.28 mi||north||941.42 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 51.6"||908.11 mi||east||2° 43' 06.9"||186.98 mi||north||934.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Townsville||Sat 3:10 PM||88 km||55 miles||48 nm|| W|
|Lindeman Island||Sat 3:10 PM||203 km||126 miles||110 nm|| SE|
|Cairns||Sat 3:10 PM||318 km||198 miles||172 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:10 PM||1071 km||665 miles||578 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:10 PM||1077 km||669 miles||582 nm|| N|
|Alice Springs||Sat 2:40 PM||1512 km||939 miles||816 nm|| WSW|
|Sydney *||Sat 4:10 PM||1665 km||1035 miles||899 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Sat 4:10 PM||1710 km||1063 miles||923 nm|| NE|
|Canberra *||Sat 4:10 PM||1790 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Sat 2:40 PM||1945 km||1209 miles||1050 nm|| WNW|
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