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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||145° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.59 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 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' 32.9"||1001.18 mi||west||0° 11' 38.3"||13.33 mi||south||1001.15 mi|
|24 hours||11° 57' 54.0"||825.63 mi||east||4° 32' 52.5"||312.54 mi||south||879.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mount Hagen||Thu 1:46 AM||246 km||153 miles||133 nm|| SW|
|Lae||Thu 1:46 AM||339 km||211 miles||183 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Thu 12:46 AM||560 km||348 miles||302 nm|| WNW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:46 AM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm|| SSE|
|Manokwari||Thu 12:46 AM||1321 km||821 miles||713 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Thu 1:46 AM||1425 km||885 miles||769 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Thu 2:46 AM||1704 km||1059 miles||920 nm|| ESE|
|Melekeok||Thu 12:46 AM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| NW|
|Palikir||Thu 2:46 AM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm|| NE|
|Darwin||Thu 1:16 AM||1864 km||1158 miles||1007 nm|| WSW|
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