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, August 14, 2013 at 08:56:00 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: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 08:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 14' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.3 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' 26.8"||15.92 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||south||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 52.1"||955.23 mi||west||0° 06' 08.0"||7.03 mi||south||954.99 mi|
|24 hours||13° 34' 06.0"||897.11 mi||east||1° 57' 52.6"||135.13 mi||south||902.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Wed 6:26 PM||419 km||260 miles||226 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Wed 6:26 PM||517 km||321 miles||279 nm|| N|
|Alice Springs||Wed 6:26 PM||779 km||484 miles||420 nm|| SSE|
|Dili||Wed 5:56 PM||1129 km||701 miles||609 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Wed 6:56 PM||1547 km||961 miles||835 nm|| E|
|Eucla||Wed 5:41 PM||1630 km||1013 miles||880 nm|| S|
|Manokwari||Wed 5:56 PM||1824 km||1133 miles||985 nm|| N|
|Makassar||Wed 4:56 PM||1849 km||1149 miles||998 nm|| NW|
|Jayapura||Wed 5:56 PM||1916 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| NNE|
|Port Moresby||Wed 6:56 PM||1923 km||1195 miles||1038 nm|| ENE|
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