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 02:32:00 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 02:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||136° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.90 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"||0.00 mi||south||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 33.5"||927.87 mi||west||0° 00' 06.3"||0.12 mi||south||927.86 mi|
|24 hours||15° 17' 09.6"||987.71 mi||east||0° 41' 39.3"||47.76 mi||north||991.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:02 PM||410 km||255 miles||222 nm|| SW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:32 PM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm|| ENE|
|Darwin||Thu 12:02 PM||1114 km||692 miles||602 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Thu 11:17 AM||1412 km||877 miles||763 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:02 PM||1566 km||973 miles||845 nm|| S|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:32 PM||1710 km||1062 miles||923 nm|| NE|
|Dili||Thu 11:32 AM||1804 km||1121 miles||974 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Thu 12:32 PM||1825 km||1134 miles||986 nm|| ESE|
|Canberra *||Thu 1:32 PM||2013 km||1251 miles||1087 nm|| SE|
|Sydney *||Thu 1:32 PM||2037 km||1266 miles||1100 nm|| SE|
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