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 17:48:00 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 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 48' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 30' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.03 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 17.6"||955.10 mi||west||0° 05' 40.8"||6.51 mi||north||955.36 mi|
|24 hours||13° 40' 08.6"||905.28 mi||east||2° 44' 41.0"||188.73 mi||north||930.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Mon 3:48 AM||185 km||115 miles||100 nm|| W|
|Port Moresby||Mon 3:48 AM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm|| N|
|Brisbane||Mon 3:48 AM||1311 km||815 miles||708 nm|| SSE|
|Honiara||Mon 4:48 AM||1576 km||979 miles||851 nm|| ENE|
|Alice Springs||Mon 3:18 AM||1615 km||1004 miles||872 nm|| WSW|
|Jayapura||Mon 2:48 AM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm|| NNW|
|Darwin||Mon 3:18 AM||1857 km||1154 miles||1003 nm|| WNW|
|Sydney||Mon 3:48 AM||1926 km||1197 miles||1040 nm|| S|
|Canberra||Mon 3:48 AM||2054 km||1276 miles||1109 nm|| S|
|Adelaide||Mon 3:18 AM||2196 km||1364 miles||1186 nm|| SSW|
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