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 23:16:00 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 33' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.61 meters/second, 1561.0 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 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' 26.3"||16.17 mi||west||0° 00' 09.8"||0.19 mi||south||16.17 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 21.2"||969.77 mi||west||0° 09' 52.9"||11.32 mi||south||969.49 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 28.1"||932.96 mi||east||3° 32' 28.5"||243.51 mi||south||956.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Mon 9:16 AM||748 km||465 miles||404 nm|| ESE|
|Darwin||Mon 8:46 AM||957 km||595 miles||517 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Mon 9:16 AM||965 km||599 miles||521 nm|| ENE|
|Alice Springs||Mon 8:46 AM||1242 km||772 miles||671 nm|| SSW|
|Jayapura||Mon 8:16 AM||1259 km||783 miles||680 nm|| N|
|Manokwari||Mon 8:16 AM||1560 km||969 miles||842 nm|| NNW|
|Dili||Mon 8:16 AM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Mon 9:16 AM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm|| SE|
|Eucla||Mon 8:01 AM||2253 km||1400 miles||1216 nm|| SSW|
|Honiara||Mon 10:16 AM||2277 km||1415 miles||1229 nm|| E|
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