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 16:56:00 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: 93%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 34' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 56.1"||955.62 mi||west||0° 04' 56.8"||5.67 mi||south||955.43 mi|
|24 hours||13° 26' 05.7"||888.59 mi||east||1° 29' 23.6"||102.47 mi||south||890.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Fri 2:26 AM||322 km||200 miles||174 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Fri 2:26 AM||719 km||447 miles||388 nm|| NW|
|Alice Springs||Fri 2:26 AM||757 km||470 miles||409 nm|| SSW|
|Cairns||Fri 2:56 AM||1087 km||676 miles||587 nm|| E|
|Dili||Fri 1:56 AM||1434 km||891 miles||774 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Fri 2:56 AM||1513 km||940 miles||817 nm|| ENE|
|Jayapura||Fri 1:56 AM||1701 km||1057 miles||919 nm|| NNE|
|Eucla||Fri 1:41 AM||1755 km||1090 miles||947 nm|| SSW|
|Manokwari||Fri 1:56 AM||1798 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| N|
|Adelaide||Fri 2:26 AM||2004 km||1245 miles||1082 nm|| S|
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