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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 01:54:00 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: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||156° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 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' 24.6"||15.92 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 43.3"||955.29 mi||west||0° 08' 15.9"||9.47 mi||north||955.67 mi|
|24 hours||13° 43' 46.6"||910.07 mi||east||3° 44' 36.2"||257.39 mi||north||953.65 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Sat 12:54 PM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| NNE|
|Cairns||Sat 11:54 AM||1112 km||691 miles||601 nm|| W|
|Noumea||Sat 12:54 PM||1243 km||772 miles||671 nm|| ESE|
|Brisbane||Sat 11:54 AM||1244 km||773 miles||671 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Sat 11:54 AM||1260 km||783 miles||680 nm|| NW|
|Port Vila||Sat 12:54 PM||1294 km||804 miles||699 nm|| E|
|Sydney *||Sat 12:54 PM||1973 km||1226 miles||1065 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Sat 1:54 PM||2134 km||1326 miles||1152 nm|| NE|
|Canberra *||Sat 12:54 PM||2182 km||1356 miles||1178 nm|| SSW|
|Jayapura||Sat 10:54 AM||2304 km||1432 miles||1244 nm|| NW|
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