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 00:16:00 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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.77 meters/second, 1529.2 km/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 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' 07.5"||0.14 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 02.1"||949.94 mi||west||0° 07' 27.3"||8.55 mi||south||949.65 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 47.3"||972.74 mi||east||2° 23' 32.5"||164.56 mi||south||979.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Tue 10:16 AM||719 km||447 miles||388 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Tue 9:46 AM||870 km||541 miles||470 nm|| SW|
|Darwin||Tue 9:46 AM||1045 km||649 miles||564 nm|| WNW|
|Port Moresby||Tue 10:16 AM||1255 km||780 miles||678 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Tue 9:16 AM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| N|
|Dili||Tue 9:16 AM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Tue 10:16 AM||1808 km||1124 miles||976 nm|| SE|
|Eucla||Tue 9:01 AM||1871 km||1163 miles||1011 nm|| SSW|
|Manokwari||Tue 9:16 AM||1923 km||1195 miles||1038 nm|| NNW|
|Adelaide *||Tue 10:46 AM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm|| S|
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