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 00:36:00 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 57' ||South|
|Longitude: ||149° 00' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.90 meters/second, 1504.4 km/hour, 934.8 miles/hour or 812.3 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' 16.0"||934.54 mi||west||0° 04' 11.8"||4.81 mi||south||934.35 mi|
|24 hours||15° 16' 11.6"||992.95 mi||east||0° 57' 55.4"||66.42 mi||south||992.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lindeman Island||Wed 10:36 AM||55 km||34 miles||30 nm|| S|
|Mackay||Wed 10:36 AM||133 km||83 miles||72 nm|| S|
|Townsville||Wed 10:36 AM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Wed 10:36 AM||478 km||297 miles||258 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Wed 10:36 AM||928 km||577 miles||501 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Wed 10:36 AM||1178 km||732 miles||636 nm|| N|
|Sydney *||Wed 11:36 AM||1557 km||967 miles||841 nm|| S|
|Alice Springs||Wed 10:06 AM||1618 km||1005 miles||874 nm|| WSW|
|Honiara||Wed 11:36 AM||1656 km||1029 miles||894 nm|| NE|
|Canberra *||Wed 11:36 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm|| S|
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