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 15:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||143° 06' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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' 30.6"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 32.5"||1001.14 mi||west||0° 11' 38.0"||13.33 mi||south||1001.10 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 04.1"||825.80 mi||east||4° 32' 46.0"||312.41 mi||south||879.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mount Hagen||Thu 1:56 AM||234 km||145 miles||126 nm|| SSE|
|Jayapura||Thu 12:56 AM||315 km||196 miles||170 nm|| WNW|
|Lae||Thu 1:56 AM||522 km||324 miles||282 nm|| SE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:56 AM||747 km||464 miles||403 nm|| SE|
|Manokwari||Thu 12:56 AM||1065 km||662 miles||575 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Thu 1:56 AM||1451 km||902 miles||783 nm|| SSE|
|Melekeok||Thu 12:56 AM||1589 km||987 miles||858 nm|| NW|
|Darwin||Thu 1:26 AM||1637 km||1017 miles||884 nm|| SW|
|Hagåtña||Thu 1:56 AM||1950 km||1211 miles||1053 nm|| N|
|Honiara||Thu 2:56 AM||1955 km||1215 miles||1056 nm|| ESE|
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