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 21:46:00 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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||155° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.04 meters/second, 1494.1 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' 34.5"||928.17 mi||west||0° 00' 52.7"||1.01 mi||south||928.13 mi|
|24 hours||15° 19' 43.7"||990.77 mi||east||0° 23' 25.5"||26.86 mi||north||992.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 11:46 AM||493 km||307 miles||266 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 11:46 AM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm|| ENE|
|Alofi||Wed 10:46 AM||1569 km||975 miles||847 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 11:46 AM||1940 km||1205 miles||1047 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 10:46 AM||2094 km||1301 miles||1131 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 10:46 AM||2154 km||1338 miles||1163 nm|| NW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 11:46 AM||2529 km||1571 miles||1365 nm|| N|
|Adamstown||Wed 1:46 PM||2595 km||1613 miles||1401 nm|| ESE|
|Suva *||Thu 10:46 AM||2798 km||1739 miles||1511 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Thu 9:46 AM||3084 km||1916 miles||1665 nm|| WNW|
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