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 04:20:00 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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.94 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 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"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 07.1"||0.14 mi||north||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 10.0"||948.17 mi||west||0° 07' 10.0"||8.22 mi||north||948.52 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 54.8"||914.99 mi||east||3° 20' 53.9"||230.25 mi||north||951.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Normanton||Sat 2:20 PM||50 km||31 miles||27 nm|| ENE|
|Cairns||Sat 2:20 PM||554 km||344 miles||299 nm|| E|
|Tennant Creek||Sat 1:50 PM||710 km||441 miles||383 nm|| WSW|
|Alice Springs||Sat 1:50 PM||955 km||594 miles||516 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 2:20 PM||1170 km||727 miles||632 nm|| NE|
|Darwin||Sat 1:50 PM||1214 km||755 miles||656 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Sat 2:20 PM||1652 km||1027 miles||892 nm|| SE|
|Jayapura||Sat 1:20 PM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm|| N|
|Adelaide *||Sat 2:50 PM||1899 km||1180 miles||1025 nm|| S|
|Dili||Sat 1:20 PM||1932 km||1201 miles||1043 nm|| WNW|
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