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 Monday, December 10, 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: 8%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 25' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 27' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.11 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 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' 24.1"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||south||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 07.4"||950.69 mi||west||0° 07' 34.2"||8.68 mi||south||950.40 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 00.5"||971.46 mi||east||2° 26' 43.2"||168.20 mi||south||979.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Tue 9:16 AM||818 km||508 miles||442 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Tue 9:16 AM||1111 km||690 miles||600 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Tue 9:16 AM||1115 km||693 miles||602 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Tue 10:16 AM||1129 km||702 miles||610 nm|| NE|
|Port Vila||Tue 10:16 AM||1579 km||981 miles||852 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Tue 10:16 AM||1837 km||1141 miles||992 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Tue 10:16 AM||2026 km||1259 miles||1094 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Tue 8:46 AM||2155 km||1339 miles||1163 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Tue 8:16 AM||2155 km||1339 miles||1164 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Tue 11:16 AM||2379 km||1478 miles||1285 nm|| NE|
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