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 19:42:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||125° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.16 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 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' 21.6"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 36.0"||928.44 mi||west||0° 01' 12.7"||1.39 mi||south||928.37 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 27.7"||991.81 mi||east||0° 15' 28.1"||17.74 mi||north||992.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Wed 11:42 AM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm|| SW|
|Gambier Islands||Wed 10:42 AM||1021 km||635 miles||551 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Wed 2:42 PM||1770 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 9:42 AM||2569 km||1596 miles||1387 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Wed 9:42 AM||3570 km||2218 miles||1928 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 9:42 AM||4295 km||2669 miles||2319 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Wed 8:42 AM||4653 km||2891 miles||2512 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 9:42 AM||4976 km||3092 miles||2687 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Thu 8:42 AM||5159 km||3206 miles||2786 nm|| W|
|Lima||Wed 2:42 PM||5233 km||3252 miles||2826 nm|| E|
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