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 06:46:00 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: 26%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||138° 26' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.90 meters/second, 1544.0 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 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' 35.6"||959.29 mi||west||0° 08' 14.0"||9.44 mi||north||959.67 mi|
|24 hours||12° 55' 31.1"||858.51 mi||east||3° 39' 12.6"||251.20 mi||north||901.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 4:46 PM||788 km||489 miles||425 nm|| E|
|Darwin||Sun 4:16 PM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| WNW|
|Alice Springs||Sun 4:16 PM||953 km||592 miles||515 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Sun 4:46 PM||1211 km||753 miles||654 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Sun 3:46 PM||1536 km||955 miles||830 nm|| N|
|Dili||Sun 3:46 PM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm|| WNW|
|Manokwari||Sun 3:46 PM||1767 km||1098 miles||954 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Sun 4:46 PM||1952 km||1213 miles||1054 nm|| SE|
|Eucla||Sun 3:31 PM||1964 km||1220 miles||1060 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Sun 5:16 PM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm|| S|
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