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 05:24:00 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 17' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.1 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"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 13.7"||941.28 mi||west||0° 05' 30.3"||6.31 mi||north||941.57 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 20.6"||907.66 mi||east||2° 43' 43.7"||187.68 mi||north||933.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sat 3:24 PM||294 km||183 miles||159 nm|| NNE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:24 PM||1119 km||695 miles||604 nm|| NNE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 2:54 PM||1190 km||739 miles||643 nm|| WSW|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:24 PM||1283 km||797 miles||693 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Sat 2:54 PM||1618 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| WNW|
|Sydney *||Sat 4:24 PM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| SSE|
|Adelaide *||Sat 3:54 PM||1836 km||1141 miles||991 nm|| SSW|
|Canberra *||Sat 4:24 PM||1850 km||1149 miles||999 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Sat 2:24 PM||1879 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Sat 4:24 PM||2003 km||1244 miles||1081 nm|| ENE|
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