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 20:52:00 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 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||142° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.09 meters/second, 1494.3 km/hour, 928.5 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' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 35.1"||928.28 mi||west||0° 01' 01.4"||1.17 mi||south||928.22 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 04.5"||991.25 mi||east||0° 19' 57.9"||22.89 mi||north||992.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Wed 11:52 AM||782 km||486 miles||422 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Wed 10:52 AM||866 km||538 miles||467 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 12:52 PM||1317 km||818 miles||711 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 10:52 AM||1835 km||1140 miles||991 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Wed 9:52 AM||2913 km||1810 miles||1573 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 10:52 AM||3012 km||1872 miles||1627 nm|| NW|
|Apia *||Thu 10:52 AM||3241 km||2014 miles||1750 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 9:52 AM||3370 km||2094 miles||1820 nm|| WNW|
|Easter Island *||Wed 3:52 PM||3397 km||2111 miles||1834 nm|| ESE|
|Nukualofa||Thu 9:52 AM||3433 km||2133 miles||1854 nm|| W|
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