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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 58' ||South|
|Longitude: ||150° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.51 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 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' 27.0"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 59.1"||956.11 mi||west||0° 05' 02.8"||5.79 mi||south||955.91 mi|
|24 hours||13° 25' 03.8"||887.85 mi||east||1° 31' 59.7"||105.45 mi||south||890.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Fri 1:56 AM||452 km||281 miles||244 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Fri 1:56 AM||886 km||551 miles||479 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Fri 1:56 AM||1203 km||748 miles||650 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Fri 2:56 AM||1362 km||846 miles||735 nm|| NE|
|Alice Springs||Fri 1:26 AM||1842 km||1144 miles||994 nm|| WSW|
|Sydney||Fri 1:56 AM||1875 km||1165 miles||1013 nm|| S|
|Jayapura||Fri 12:56 AM||1893 km||1177 miles||1022 nm|| NNW|
|Port Vila||Fri 2:56 AM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm|| E|
|Canberra||Fri 1:56 AM||2031 km||1262 miles||1097 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Fri 1:26 AM||2123 km||1319 miles||1146 nm|| W|
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