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 05:20:00 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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||140° 07' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.68 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 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' 26.4"||16.13 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||north||16.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 33.9"||967.78 mi||west||0° 09' 35.8"||11.00 mi||north||968.18 mi|
|24 hours||12° 55' 59.2"||866.65 mi||east||4° 08' 12.3"||284.38 mi||north||918.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sun 3:20 PM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm|| ESE|
|Port Moresby||Sun 3:20 PM||944 km||586 miles||510 nm|| NE|
|Darwin||Sun 2:50 PM||1027 km||638 miles||555 nm|| W|
|Alice Springs||Sun 2:50 PM||1222 km||760 miles||660 nm|| SSW|
|Jayapura||Sun 2:20 PM||1312 km||816 miles||709 nm|| N|
|Manokwari||Sun 2:20 PM||1638 km||1018 miles||884 nm|| NNW|
|Dili||Sun 2:20 PM||1712 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Sun 3:20 PM||1971 km||1225 miles||1064 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Sun 4:20 PM||2228 km||1384 miles||1203 nm|| ENE|
|Eucla||Sun 2:05 PM||2230 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| SSW|
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