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 00:26:00 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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||136° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.72 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 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"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 01.3"||949.81 mi||west||0° 07' 26.2"||8.52 mi||south||949.53 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 05.0"||972.96 mi||east||2° 23' 00.5"||163.95 mi||south||980.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Tue 9:56 AM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Tue 9:56 AM||841 km||522 miles||454 nm|| NW|
|Cairns||Tue 10:26 AM||974 km||605 miles||526 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Tue 10:26 AM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm|| NE|
|Dili||Tue 9:26 AM||1558 km||968 miles||841 nm|| NW|
|Jayapura||Tue 9:26 AM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| NNE|
|Eucla||Tue 9:11 AM||1749 km||1087 miles||944 nm|| SSW|
|Manokwari||Tue 9:26 AM||1868 km||1160 miles||1008 nm|| N|
|Adelaide *||Tue 10:56 AM||1935 km||1202 miles||1045 nm|| S|
|Brisbane||Tue 10:26 AM||2008 km||1248 miles||1084 nm|| SE|
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