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 05:00:00 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 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 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' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 13.6"||948.65 mi||west||0° 07' 14.6"||8.30 mi||north||949.01 mi|
|24 hours||13° 52' 22.9"||913.71 mi||east||3° 22' 28.1"||232.05 mi||north||950.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Darwin||Sat 2:30 PM||593 km||369 miles||320 nm|| N|
|Alice Springs||Sat 2:30 PM||714 km||443 miles||385 nm|| SSE|
|Dili||Sat 2:00 PM||1184 km||736 miles||639 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Sat 1:45 PM||1551 km||964 miles||837 nm|| S|
|Cairns||Sat 3:00 PM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm|| E|
|Makassar||Sat 1:00 PM||1891 km||1175 miles||1021 nm|| NW|
|Manokwari||Sat 2:00 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| N|
|Port Moresby||Sat 3:00 PM||1973 km||1226 miles||1065 nm|| ENE|
|Denpasar||Sat 1:00 PM||1990 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| WNW|
|Jayapura||Sat 2:00 PM||1991 km||1237 miles||1075 nm|| NNE|
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