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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 01:44:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 22' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 08' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 23.0"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 05.7"||938.88 mi||west||0° 05' 15.8"||6.04 mi||north||939.15 mi|
|24 hours||14° 28' 28.5"||944.73 mi||east||2° 42' 11.2"||185.92 mi||north||970.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Fri 11:44 AM||321 km||200 miles||173 nm|| NNE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 11:44 AM||1145 km||711 miles||618 nm|| NNE|
|Alice Springs||Fri 11:14 AM||1166 km||725 miles||630 nm|| WSW|
|Brisbane||Fri 11:44 AM||1277 km||793 miles||689 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Fri 11:14 AM||1614 km||1003 miles||871 nm|| WNW|
|Sydney *||Fri 12:44 PM||1753 km||1089 miles||947 nm|| SSE|
|Adelaide *||Fri 12:14 PM||1810 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| SSW|
|Canberra *||Fri 12:44 PM||1831 km||1138 miles||989 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Fri 10:44 AM||1898 km||1179 miles||1025 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Fri 12:44 PM||2027 km||1260 miles||1095 nm|| ENE|
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