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 Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 17:38:00 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: 80%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||149° 54' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.99 meters/second, 1537.2 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.0 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' 25.2"||15.92 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.92 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 17.3"||955.01 mi||west||0° 05' 39.7"||6.49 mi||north||955.27 mi|
|24 hours||13° 40' 20.1"||905.42 mi||east||2° 44' 17.3"||188.28 mi||north||930.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Mon 3:38 AM||440 km||274 miles||238 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Mon 3:38 AM||866 km||538 miles||468 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Mon 3:38 AM||1223 km||760 miles||660 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Mon 4:38 AM||1361 km||846 miles||735 nm|| NE|
|Alice Springs||Mon 3:08 AM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Mon 2:38 AM||1873 km||1164 miles||1011 nm|| NNW|
|Sydney||Mon 3:38 AM||1893 km||1176 miles||1022 nm|| S|
|Port Vila||Mon 4:38 AM||1959 km||1217 miles||1058 nm|| E|
|Canberra||Mon 3:38 AM||2047 km||1272 miles||1106 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Mon 3:08 AM||2108 km||1310 miles||1138 nm|| W|
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