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 21:42:00 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 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||154° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.04 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.8 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"||15.47 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 34.6"||928.18 mi||west||0° 00' 53.4"||1.02 mi||south||928.13 mi|
|24 hours||15° 19' 45.3"||990.81 mi||east||0° 23' 10.1"||26.57 mi||north||992.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:42 AM||593 km||368 miles||320 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 11:42 AM||603 km||374 miles||325 nm|| NE|
|Alofi||Wed 10:42 AM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:42 AM||2033 km||1263 miles||1098 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:42 AM||2194 km||1363 miles||1184 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:42 AM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:42 PM||2499 km||1553 miles||1349 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:42 AM||2541 km||1579 miles||1372 nm|| N|
|Suva *||Thu 10:42 AM||2898 km||1801 miles||1565 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 9:42 AM||3176 km||1974 miles||1715 nm|| WNW|
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