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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 05:56:00 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: 25%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||150° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.61 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.1 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' 26.4"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.16 mi||north||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 30.7"||958.64 mi||west||0° 08' 09.6"||9.35 mi||north||959.02 mi|
|24 hours||12° 57' 23.9"||860.09 mi||east||3° 37' 44.2"||249.51 mi||north||902.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 3:56 PM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Sun 3:56 PM||842 km||523 miles||455 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Sun 3:56 PM||1259 km||782 miles||680 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Sun 4:56 PM||1283 km||797 miles||693 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Sun 2:56 PM||1865 km||1159 miles||1007 nm|| NW|
|Port Vila||Sun 4:56 PM||1906 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Sun 3:26 PM||1915 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| WSW|
|Sydney *||Sun 4:56 PM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Sun 4:56 PM||2101 km||1305 miles||1134 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Sun 3:26 PM||2158 km||1341 miles||1165 nm|| W|
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