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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 08:32:00 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: 58%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||149° 10' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 32.2"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 13.5"||1003.66 mi||west||0° 11' 22.0"||13.02 mi||north||1003.85 mi|
|24 hours||10° 56' 02.6"||754.91 mi||east||4° 32' 03.3"||311.56 mi||north||817.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Wed 6:32 PM||426 km||264 miles||230 nm|| SW|
|Mount Hagen||Wed 6:32 PM||604 km||375 miles||326 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Wed 6:32 PM||686 km||427 miles||371 nm|| SSW|
|Arawa||Wed 6:32 PM||767 km||477 miles||414 nm|| ESE|
|Jayapura||Wed 5:32 PM||948 km||589 miles||512 nm|| W|
|Gizo||Wed 7:32 PM||986 km||613 miles||532 nm|| ESE|
|Honiara||Wed 7:32 PM||1357 km||843 miles||733 nm|| ESE|
|Cairns||Wed 6:32 PM||1523 km||946 miles||822 nm|| SSW|
|Palikir||Wed 7:32 PM||1531 km||951 miles||827 nm|| NE|
|Manokwari||Wed 5:32 PM||1707 km||1061 miles||922 nm|| W|
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