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 05:30:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 22' ||South|
|Longitude: ||137° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.74 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.0 miles/hour or 841.2 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' 26.4"||16.13 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||north||16.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 35.0"||967.91 mi||west||0° 09' 36.5"||11.01 mi||north||968.32 mi|
|24 hours||12° 55' 36.5"||866.33 mi||east||4° 08' 26.5"||284.65 mi||north||918.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Sun 3:00 PM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Sun 3:00 PM||773 km||481 miles||418 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Sun 3:30 PM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm|| ESE|
|Alice Springs||Sun 3:00 PM||1110 km||690 miles||599 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Sun 3:30 PM||1166 km||724 miles||630 nm|| ENE|
|Jayapura||Sun 2:30 PM||1349 km||838 miles||728 nm|| NNE|
|Dili||Sun 2:30 PM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm|| WNW|
|Manokwari||Sun 2:30 PM||1546 km||961 miles||835 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Sun 2:15 PM||2118 km||1316 miles||1143 nm|| SSW|
|Brisbane||Sun 3:30 PM||2150 km||1336 miles||1161 nm|| SE|
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