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, December 9, 2012 at 22:26:00 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: 17%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 22:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 35' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.91 meters/second, 1562.1 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.5 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"||16.18 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.18 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 25.9"||970.43 mi||west||0° 09' 56.8"||11.40 mi||south||970.15 mi|
|24 hours||13° 51' 36.1"||931.43 mi||east||3° 34' 22.2"||245.68 mi||south||955.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Moresby||Mon 8:26 AM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm|| NW|
|Cairns||Mon 8:26 AM||717 km||446 miles||387 nm|| WSW|
|Lae||Mon 8:26 AM||923 km||574 miles||499 nm|| NNW|
|Arawa||Mon 8:26 AM||937 km||582 miles||506 nm|| NNE|
|Honiara||Mon 9:26 AM||1029 km||639 miles||555 nm|| ENE|
|Brisbane||Mon 8:26 AM||1529 km||950 miles||825 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Mon 7:26 AM||1722 km||1070 miles||930 nm|| NW|
|Port Vila||Mon 9:26 AM||1846 km||1147 miles||997 nm|| ESE|
|Alice Springs||Mon 7:56 AM||2167 km||1347 miles||1170 nm|| WSW|
|Sydney *||Mon 9:26 AM||2230 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| S|
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