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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:06:00 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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 31' ||South|
|Longitude: ||141° 27' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.83 meters/second, 1529.4 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 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"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 02.9"||950.06 mi||west||0° 07' 28.5"||8.57 mi||south||949.78 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 29.7"||972.53 mi||east||2° 24' 04.4"||165.17 mi||south||979.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Tue 10:06 AM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Tue 9:36 AM||1045 km||649 miles||564 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Tue 10:06 AM||1087 km||675 miles||587 nm|| NE|
|Darwin||Tue 9:36 AM||1270 km||789 miles||685 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Tue 10:06 AM||1621 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| SE|
|Jayapura||Tue 9:06 AM||1658 km||1031 miles||896 nm|| N|
|Adelaide *||Tue 10:36 AM||1951 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| S|
|Dili||Tue 9:06 AM||1984 km||1233 miles||1071 nm|| WNW|
|Manokwari||Tue 9:06 AM||2011 km||1250 miles||1086 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Tue 8:51 AM||2016 km||1253 miles||1088 nm|| SW|
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