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 02:36:00 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 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 33' ||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' 05.6"||0.11 mi||south||927.86 mi|
|24 hours||15° 17' 06.9"||987.66 mi||east||0° 41' 54.5"||48.05 mi||north||991.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Thu 12:06 PM||201 km||125 miles||108 nm|| NW|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:06 PM||353 km||219 miles||190 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Thu 12:06 PM||1063 km||660 miles||574 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:36 PM||1164 km||723 miles||629 nm|| ENE|
|Eucla||Thu 11:21 AM||1363 km||847 miles||736 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:06 PM||1581 km||982 miles||853 nm|| S|
|Dili||Thu 11:36 AM||1738 km||1080 miles||939 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:36 PM||1780 km||1106 miles||961 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Thu 12:36 PM||1915 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| ESE|
|Canberra *||Thu 1:36 PM||2071 km||1287 miles||1119 nm|| SE|
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