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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 20:18:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 24' ||North|
|Longitude: ||145° 51' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 31.7"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 39.3"||1004.93 mi||west||0° 11' 46.3"||13.48 mi||south||1005.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 42.9"||798.63 mi||east||4° 45' 04.9"||326.49 mi||south||862.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jayapura||Fri 5:18 AM||658 km||409 miles||355 nm|| WSW|
|Lae||Fri 6:18 AM||799 km||497 miles||432 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Fri 6:18 AM||1100 km||684 miles||594 nm|| S|
|Manokwari||Fri 5:18 AM||1319 km||820 miles||712 nm|| W|
|Guam (Hagåtña)||Fri 6:18 AM||1451 km||901 miles||783 nm|| N|
|Melekeok||Fri 5:18 AM||1472 km||915 miles||795 nm|| WNW|
|Palikir||Fri 7:18 AM||1546 km||961 miles||835 nm|| ENE|
|Honiara||Fri 7:18 AM||1905 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| SE|
|Cairns||Fri 6:18 AM||1916 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Fri 5:48 AM||2184 km||1357 miles||1179 nm|| SW|
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