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 01:46:00 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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||147° 31' ||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' 00.3"||0.01 mi||south||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 33.5"||927.89 mi||west||0° 00' 13.9"||0.26 mi||south||927.88 mi|
|24 hours||15° 17' 39.3"||988.26 mi||east||0° 38' 44.3"||44.42 mi||north||991.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lindeman Island||Thu 11:46 AM||167 km||104 miles||90 nm|| ENE|
|Mackay||Thu 11:46 AM||175 km||109 miles||95 nm|| E|
|Townsville||Thu 11:46 AM||203 km||126 miles||110 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Thu 11:46 AM||480 km||298 miles||259 nm|| NNW|
|Brisbane||Thu 11:46 AM||915 km||569 miles||494 nm|| SE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 11:46 AM||1270 km||789 miles||686 nm|| N|
|Alice Springs||Thu 11:16 AM||1439 km||894 miles||777 nm|| WSW|
|Sydney *||Thu 12:46 PM||1479 km||919 miles||799 nm|| SSE|
|Canberra *||Thu 12:46 PM||1599 km||993 miles||863 nm|| S|
|Adelaide *||Thu 12:16 PM||1781 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| SSW|
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