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 05:30:00 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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 50' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 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' 05.5"||0.10 mi||north||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 14.3"||941.34 mi||west||0° 05' 31.1"||6.33 mi||north||941.63 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 07.2"||907.47 mi||east||2° 43' 59.5"||187.98 mi||north||933.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Normanton||Sat 3:30 PM||247 km||154 miles||134 nm|| NW|
|Cairns||Sat 3:30 PM||397 km||247 miles||214 nm|| NE|
|Tennant Creek||Sat 3:00 PM||910 km||565 miles||491 nm|| W|
|Alice Springs||Sat 3:00 PM||1057 km||657 miles||571 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:30 PM||1171 km||728 miles||632 nm|| NNE|
|Brisbane||Sat 3:30 PM||1390 km||864 miles||751 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Sat 3:00 PM||1482 km||921 miles||800 nm|| WNW|
|Adelaide *||Sat 4:00 PM||1798 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| SSW|
|Sydney *||Sat 4:30 PM||1830 km||1137 miles||988 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Sat 2:30 PM||1852 km||1151 miles||1000 nm|| N|
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