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 16:46:00 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||137° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.33 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 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"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||south||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 56.5"||955.70 mi||west||0° 04' 57.8"||5.69 mi||south||955.51 mi|
|24 hours||13° 25' 55.4"||888.46 mi||east||1° 29' 49.8"||102.97 mi||south||890.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Fri 2:16 AM||493 km||307 miles||266 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Fri 2:46 AM||831 km||516 miles||449 nm|| E|
|Alice Springs||Fri 2:16 AM||853 km||530 miles||460 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Fri 2:16 AM||920 km||571 miles||497 nm|| WNW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 2:46 AM||1304 km||810 miles||704 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Fri 1:46 AM||1632 km||1014 miles||881 nm|| N|
|Dili||Fri 1:46 AM||1640 km||1019 miles||885 nm|| WNW|
|Manokwari||Fri 1:46 AM||1840 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Fri 1:31 AM||1863 km||1158 miles||1006 nm|| SSW|
|Brisbane||Fri 2:46 AM||1931 km||1200 miles||1043 nm|| SE|
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