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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 01:26:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||137° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.72 meters/second, 1503.8 km/hour, 934.4 miles/hour or 812.0 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' 22.1"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 04.1"||0.08 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 13.4"||934.15 mi||west||0° 04' 04.2"||4.67 mi||south||933.96 mi|
|24 hours||15° 16' 47.1"||993.22 mi||east||0° 54' 46.6"||62.81 mi||south||992.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Wed 10:56 AM||523 km||325 miles||282 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Wed 11:26 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm|| ENE|
|Darwin||Wed 10:56 AM||1065 km||662 miles||575 nm|| NW|
|Eucla||Wed 10:11 AM||1527 km||949 miles||825 nm|| SSW|
|Port Moresby||Wed 11:26 AM||1599 km||994 miles||864 nm|| NE|
|Adelaide *||Wed 11:56 AM||1661 km||1032 miles||897 nm|| S|
|Dili||Wed 10:26 AM||1768 km||1098 miles||955 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Wed 11:26 AM||1826 km||1135 miles||986 nm|| ESE|
|Jayapura||Wed 10:26 AM||1974 km||1226 miles||1066 nm|| NNE|
|Canberra *||Wed 12:26 PM||2067 km||1285 miles||1116 nm|| SSE|
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