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 23:26:00 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: 8%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 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' 24.1"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||south||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 06.4"||950.57 mi||west||0° 07' 33.1"||8.66 mi||south||950.28 mi|
|24 hours||14° 43' 18.3"||971.68 mi||east||2° 26' 11.6"||167.59 mi||south||979.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Tue 9:26 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Tue 9:26 AM||976 km||607 miles||527 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Tue 9:26 AM||1130 km||702 miles||610 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Tue 10:26 AM||1308 km||813 miles||706 nm|| NE|
|Sydney *||Tue 10:26 AM||1821 km||1131 miles||983 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Tue 10:26 AM||1833 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Tue 8:56 AM||1919 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| WSW|
|Canberra *||Tue 10:26 AM||1987 km||1235 miles||1073 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Tue 8:26 AM||1998 km||1241 miles||1079 nm|| NW|
|Darwin||Tue 8:56 AM||2240 km||1392 miles||1210 nm|| WNW|
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