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 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 15:36:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 56' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.61 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 30.6"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 33.2"||1001.23 mi||west||0° 11' 38.4"||13.33 mi||south||1001.20 mi|
|24 hours||11° 57' 43.9"||825.47 mi||east||4° 32' 59.2"||312.67 mi||south||879.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lae||Thu 1:36 AM||319 km||198 miles||172 nm|| SSW|
|Mount Hagen||Thu 1:36 AM||459 km||285 miles||248 nm|| WSW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:36 AM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Thu 12:36 AM||819 km||509 miles||442 nm|| WNW|
|Arawa||Thu 1:36 AM||881 km||548 miles||476 nm|| ESE|
|Cairns||Thu 1:36 AM||1448 km||899 miles||782 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Thu 2:36 AM||1458 km||906 miles||787 nm|| ESE|
|Manokwari||Thu 12:36 AM||1581 km||982 miles||854 nm|| WNW|
|Palikir||Thu 2:36 AM||1659 km||1031 miles||896 nm|| NE|
|Melekeok||Thu 12:36 AM||1951 km||1212 miles||1053 nm|| NW|
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