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 08:22:00 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 08:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 06' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 13' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.39 meters/second, 1599.8 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 51.2"||994.04 mi||west||0° 11' 00.9"||12.62 mi||north||994.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 44.9"||779.34 mi||east||4° 29' 29.2"||308.65 mi||north||841.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mount Hagen||Tue 6:22 PM||508 km||315 miles||274 nm|| ENE|
|Jayapura||Tue 5:22 PM||617 km||383 miles||333 nm|| N|
|Lae||Tue 6:22 PM||762 km||474 miles||412 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Tue 6:22 PM||781 km||486 miles||422 nm|| ESE|
|Manokwari||Tue 5:22 PM||1051 km||653 miles||568 nm|| NW|
|Darwin||Tue 5:52 PM||1135 km||705 miles||613 nm|| WSW|
|Cairns||Tue 6:22 PM||1148 km||713 miles||620 nm|| SSE|
|Dili||Tue 5:22 PM||1613 km||1002 miles||871 nm|| W|
|Melekeok||Tue 5:22 PM||1833 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| NNW|
|Alice Springs||Tue 5:52 PM||1855 km||1153 miles||1002 nm|| SSW|
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