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 04:30:00 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 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||138° 16' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.99 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 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' 10.9"||948.29 mi||west||0° 07' 11.1"||8.24 mi||north||948.64 mi|
|24 hours||13° 53' 31.8"||914.67 mi||east||3° 21' 17.4"||230.70 mi||north||951.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Sat 2:00 PM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm|| WSW|
|Alice Springs||Sat 2:00 PM||790 km||491 miles||427 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Sat 2:30 PM||805 km||500 miles||435 nm|| E|
|Darwin||Sat 2:00 PM||997 km||620 miles||538 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 2:30 PM||1341 km||833 miles||724 nm|| NE|
|Dili||Sat 1:30 PM||1717 km||1067 miles||927 nm|| NW|
|Jayapura||Sat 1:30 PM||1718 km||1067 miles||927 nm|| N|
|Eucla||Sat 1:15 PM||1797 km||1116 miles||970 nm|| SSW|
|Brisbane||Sat 2:30 PM||1849 km||1149 miles||998 nm|| SE|
|Adelaide *||Sat 3:00 PM||1890 km||1174 miles||1021 nm|| S|
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