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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 03:20:00 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: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||155° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.61 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 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' 23.9"||15.79 mi||west||0° 00' 07.0"||0.13 mi||north||15.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 04.7"||947.44 mi||west||0° 07' 02.9"||8.08 mi||north||947.79 mi|
|24 hours||13° 56' 12.3"||916.89 mi||east||3° 18' 30.4"||227.51 mi||north||952.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sat 1:20 PM||994 km||618 miles||537 nm|| W|
|Brisbane||Sat 1:20 PM||1068 km||663 miles||576 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Sat 2:20 PM||1087 km||675 miles||587 nm|| NNE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 1:20 PM||1274 km||791 miles||688 nm|| NW|
|Noumea||Sat 2:20 PM||1279 km||795 miles||691 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Sat 2:20 PM||1404 km||873 miles||758 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Sat 2:20 PM||1797 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| SSW|
|Canberra *||Sat 2:20 PM||2001 km||1244 miles||1081 nm|| SSW|
|Alice Springs||Sat 12:50 PM||2291 km||1424 miles||1237 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Sat 12:20 PM||2321 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| NW|
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