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 22:08:00 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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||160° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.02 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 miles/hour or 806.7 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' 00.9"||0.02 mi||south||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 34.4"||928.13 mi||west||0° 00' 49.2"||0.94 mi||south||928.09 mi|
|24 hours||15° 19' 34.4"||990.57 mi||east||0° 24' 50.0"||28.48 mi||north||992.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Wed 12:08 PM||67 km||42 miles||36 nm|| SE|
|Alofi||Wed 11:08 AM||1026 km||637 miles||554 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Wed 12:08 PM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm|| ENE|
|Apia *||Thu 12:08 PM||1446 km||898 miles||781 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Thu 11:08 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Thu 11:08 AM||1732 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| NW|
|Suva *||Thu 11:08 AM||2251 km||1399 miles||1216 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Thu 12:08 PM||2538 km||1577 miles||1370 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Thu 10:08 AM||2590 km||1610 miles||1399 nm|| WNW|
|Baker Island||Wed 10:08 AM||2922 km||1815 miles||1578 nm|| NW|
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