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 06:06:00 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 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 20' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 31.7"||958.77 mi||west||0° 08' 10.5"||9.37 mi||north||959.15 mi|
|24 hours||12° 57' 01.3"||859.77 mi||east||3° 38' 01.9"||249.85 mi||north||902.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 4:06 PM||252 km||156 miles||136 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sun 4:06 PM||767 km||477 miles||414 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Sun 4:06 PM||1335 km||830 miles||721 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Sun 5:06 PM||1499 km||932 miles||810 nm|| ENE|
|Alice Springs||Sun 3:36 PM||1692 km||1052 miles||914 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Sun 3:06 PM||1725 km||1072 miles||932 nm|| NNW|
|Darwin||Sun 3:36 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| W|
|Sydney *||Sun 5:06 PM||1967 km||1222 miles||1062 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Sun 5:06 PM||2102 km||1306 miles||1135 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Sun 5:06 PM||2162 km||1343 miles||1167 nm|| E|
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