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 20:32:00 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 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||137° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.11 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 01.1"||0.02 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 35.3"||928.32 mi||west||0° 01' 04.7"||1.24 mi||south||928.26 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 11.6"||991.41 mi||east||0° 18' 40.8"||21.42 mi||north||992.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 11:32 AM||352 km||219 miles||190 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Wed 12:32 PM||875 km||544 miles||473 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 10:32 AM||1338 km||831 miles||722 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 10:32 AM||2331 km||1448 miles||1259 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Wed 3:32 PM||2925 km||1818 miles||1579 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:32 AM||3328 km||2068 miles||1797 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Wed 9:32 AM||3411 km||2119 miles||1842 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 10:32 AM||3734 km||2320 miles||2016 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 9:32 AM||3849 km||2392 miles||2078 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 9:32 AM||3928 km||2440 miles||2121 nm|| W|
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