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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 01:42:00 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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 29' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.91 meters/second, 1493.7 km/hour, 928.1 miles/hour or 806.5 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' 00.2"||0.01 mi||south||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 33.5"||927.89 mi||west||0° 00' 14.4"||0.28 mi||south||927.88 mi|
|24 hours||15° 17' 41.9"||988.31 mi||east||0° 38' 28.9"||44.13 mi||north||991.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mackay||Thu 11:42 AM||78 km||48 miles||42 nm|| ESE|
|Lindeman Island||Thu 11:42 AM||79 km||49 miles||43 nm|| NE|
|Cairns||Thu 11:42 AM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Thu 11:42 AM||860 km||534 miles||464 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 11:42 AM||1277 km||793 miles||690 nm|| N|
|Sydney *||Thu 12:42 PM||1459 km||906 miles||788 nm|| S|
|Alice Springs||Thu 11:12 AM||1535 km||954 miles||829 nm|| WSW|
|Canberra *||Thu 12:42 PM||1592 km||989 miles||860 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Thu 12:42 PM||1770 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| NE|
|Adelaide *||Thu 12:12 PM||1829 km||1137 miles||988 nm|| SSW|
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