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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 08:06:00 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: 47%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 05' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.32 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 30.7"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 50.1"||993.90 mi||west||0° 11' 00.5"||12.61 mi||north||994.20 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 07.0"||779.67 mi||east||4° 29' 23.4"||308.54 mi||north||841.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Tue 6:06 PM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm|| ENE|
|Port Moresby||Tue 6:06 PM||370 km||230 miles||200 nm|| ESE|
|Jayapura||Tue 5:06 PM||724 km||450 miles||391 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Tue 6:06 PM||988 km||614 miles||534 nm|| S|
|Manokwari||Tue 5:06 PM||1372 km||853 miles||741 nm|| NW|
|Darwin||Tue 5:36 PM||1527 km||949 miles||825 nm|| WSW|
|Honiara||Tue 7:06 PM||1751 km||1088 miles||946 nm|| E|
|Melekeok||Tue 5:06 PM||2024 km||1257 miles||1093 nm|| NNW|
|Alice Springs||Tue 5:36 PM||2038 km||1266 miles||1100 nm|| SSW|
|Dili||Tue 5:06 PM||2039 km||1267 miles||1101 nm|| W|
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