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 06:06:00 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 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||141° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.90 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.0 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"||16.44 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 53.0"||986.21 mi||west||0° 11' 02.0"||12.64 mi||north||986.58 mi|
|24 hours||12° 04' 28.1"||822.32 mi||east||4° 33' 03.2"||312.76 mi||north||884.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mount Hagen||Mon 4:06 PM||533 km||331 miles||288 nm|| NNE|
|Port Moresby||Mon 4:06 PM||579 km||360 miles||313 nm|| E|
|Lae||Mon 4:06 PM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Mon 3:06 PM||849 km||528 miles||458 nm|| N|
|Cairns||Mon 4:06 PM||859 km||534 miles||464 nm|| SSE|
|Darwin||Mon 3:36 PM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| WSW|
|Manokwari||Mon 3:06 PM||1345 km||836 miles||726 nm|| NW|
|Alice Springs||Mon 3:36 PM||1732 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| SSW|
|Dili||Mon 3:06 PM||1807 km||1123 miles||976 nm|| W|
|Honiara||Mon 5:06 PM||1976 km||1228 miles||1067 nm|| E|
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