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 02:44:00 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: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 31' ||South|
|Longitude: ||144° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 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"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 47.3"||955.93 mi||west||0° 08' 21.3"||9.58 mi||north||956.32 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 05.7"||908.75 mi||east||3° 46' 22.3"||259.41 mi||north||952.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Sat 12:44 PM||174 km||108 miles||94 nm|| ESE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 12:44 PM||847 km||526 miles||457 nm|| NNE|
|Alice Springs||Sat 12:14 PM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm|| SW|
|Darwin||Sat 12:14 PM||1507 km||937 miles||814 nm|| WNW|
|Brisbane||Sat 12:44 PM||1516 km||942 miles||818 nm|| SE|
|Jayapura||Sat 11:44 AM||1593 km||990 miles||860 nm|| NNW|
|Honiara||Sat 1:44 PM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| ENE|
|Sydney *||Sat 1:44 PM||2046 km||1271 miles||1105 nm|| SSE|
|Manokwari||Sat 11:44 AM||2057 km||1278 miles||1111 nm|| NNW|
|Adelaide *||Sat 1:14 PM||2115 km||1314 miles||1142 nm|| SSW|
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