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 Wednesday, December 12, 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 47' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.97 meters/second, 1504.7 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 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' 22.3"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 17.1"||934.70 mi||west||0° 04' 14.6"||4.87 mi||south||934.51 mi|
|24 hours||15° 15' 56.7"||992.83 mi||east||0° 59' 10.8"||67.86 mi||south||992.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brisbane||Wed 10:16 AM||839 km||521 miles||453 nm|| S|
|Cairns||Wed 10:16 AM||910 km||565 miles||491 nm|| WNW|
|Honiara||Wed 11:16 AM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| NNE|
|Noumea||Wed 11:16 AM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm|| ESE|
|Port Moresby||Wed 10:16 AM||1359 km||845 miles||734 nm|| NNW|
|Port Vila||Wed 11:16 AM||1550 km||963 miles||837 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Wed 11:16 AM||1565 km||973 miles||845 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Wed 11:16 AM||1762 km||1095 miles||951 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Wed 9:46 AM||2100 km||1305 miles||1134 nm|| WSW|
|Melbourne *||Wed 11:16 AM||2159 km||1341 miles||1166 nm|| SSW|
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