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 00:26:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||151° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.93 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 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' 16.5"||934.62 mi||west||0° 04' 13.1"||4.84 mi||south||934.43 mi|
|24 hours||15° 16' 04.2"||992.89 mi||east||0° 58' 33.0"||67.14 mi||south||992.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Wed 10:26 AM||681 km||423 miles||368 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Wed 10:26 AM||850 km||528 miles||459 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Wed 10:26 AM||1246 km||774 miles||673 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Wed 11:26 AM||1483 km||921 miles||801 nm|| NE|
|Sydney *||Wed 11:26 AM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Wed 11:26 AM||1715 km||1065 miles||926 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Wed 11:26 AM||1799 km||1118 miles||971 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Wed 9:56 AM||1858 km||1155 miles||1003 nm|| WSW|
|Melbourne *||Wed 11:26 AM||2077 km||1290 miles||1121 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Wed 10:56 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| SW|
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