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 Sunday, December 16, 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||154° 34' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.32 meters/second, 1556.4 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 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' 26.3"||16.12 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||north||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 28.0"||966.98 mi||west||0° 09' 31.1"||10.91 mi||north||967.38 mi|
|24 hours||12° 58' 14.9"||868.55 mi||east||4° 06' 45.9"||282.73 mi||north||920.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Sun 3:20 PM||816 km||507 miles||440 nm|| NE|
|Arawa||Sun 2:20 PM||927 km||576 miles||501 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Sun 2:20 PM||978 km||607 miles||528 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Sun 2:20 PM||981 km||610 miles||530 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Sun 2:20 PM||1439 km||894 miles||777 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Sun 3:20 PM||1512 km||940 miles||816 nm|| ESE|
|Jayapura||Sun 1:20 PM||2021 km||1256 miles||1091 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Sun 4:20 PM||2062 km||1281 miles||1113 nm|| NE|
|Sydney *||Sun 3:20 PM||2166 km||1346 miles||1170 nm|| S|
|Canberra *||Sun 3:20 PM||2360 km||1467 miles||1274 nm|| SSW|
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