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 Monday, December 17, 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: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||153° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.67 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 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' 28.8"||16.43 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 49.0"||985.70 mi||west||0° 11' 00.2"||12.60 mi||north||986.07 mi|
|24 hours||12° 05' 54.0"||823.58 mi||east||4° 32' 34.5"||312.22 mi||north||885.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arawa||Mon 3:20 PM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm|| NNE|
|Port Moresby||Mon 3:20 PM||650 km||404 miles||351 nm|| W|
|Honiara||Mon 4:20 PM||762 km||474 miles||412 nm|| E|
|Lae||Mon 3:20 PM||773 km||480 miles||418 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Mon 3:20 PM||1079 km||670 miles||583 nm|| SW|
|Jayapura||Mon 2:20 PM||1610 km||1000 miles||869 nm|| WNW|
|Port Vila||Mon 4:20 PM||1843 km||1145 miles||995 nm|| ESE|
|Yaren||Mon 5:20 PM||1873 km||1164 miles||1012 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Mon 3:20 PM||1906 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| S|
|Palikir||Mon 4:20 PM||1982 km||1231 miles||1070 nm|| NNE|
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