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 06:16:00 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 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 19' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.72 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.4 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' 32.6"||958.90 mi||west||0° 08' 11.4"||9.39 mi||north||959.28 mi|
|24 hours||12° 56' 38.7"||859.46 mi||east||3° 38' 19.8"||250.19 mi||north||902.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 4:16 PM||69 km||43 miles||37 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Sun 4:16 PM||777 km||483 miles||420 nm|| NNE|
|Brisbane||Sun 4:16 PM||1451 km||901 miles||783 nm|| SSE|
|Alice Springs||Sun 3:46 PM||1478 km||919 miles||798 nm|| SW|
|Jayapura||Sun 3:16 PM||1617 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| NNW|
|Darwin||Sun 3:46 PM||1652 km||1027 miles||892 nm|| WNW|
|Honiara||Sun 5:16 PM||1728 km||1074 miles||933 nm|| ENE|
|Sydney *||Sun 5:16 PM||2023 km||1257 miles||1092 nm|| SSE|
|Manokwari||Sun 3:16 PM||2129 km||1323 miles||1150 nm|| NW|
|Canberra *||Sun 5:16 PM||2130 km||1324 miles||1150 nm|| S|
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