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 06:24:00 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: 25%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 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"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 33.4"||959.00 mi||west||0° 08' 12.1"||9.40 mi||north||959.38 mi|
|24 hours||12° 56' 20.8"||859.20 mi||east||3° 38' 33.8"||250.46 mi||north||902.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 4:24 PM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| ESE|
|Port Moresby||Sun 4:24 PM||845 km||525 miles||456 nm|| NNE|
|Alice Springs||Sun 3:54 PM||1317 km||818 miles||711 nm|| SW|
|Darwin||Sun 3:54 PM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm|| WNW|
|Jayapura||Sun 3:24 PM||1557 km||967 miles||841 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Sun 4:24 PM||1566 km||973 miles||845 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Sun 5:24 PM||1917 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| ENE|
|Manokwari||Sun 3:24 PM||2009 km||1248 miles||1085 nm|| NNW|
|Sydney *||Sun 5:24 PM||2086 km||1296 miles||1126 nm|| SSE|
|Adelaide *||Sun 4:54 PM||2127 km||1322 miles||1149 nm|| SSW|
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