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 02:42:00 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 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||134° 07' ||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' 04.7"||0.09 mi||south||927.86 mi|
|24 hours||15° 17' 02.9"||987.58 mi||east||0° 42' 17.3"||48.49 mi||north||991.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Thu 12:12 PM||142 km||88 miles||77 nm|| N|
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:12 PM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Thu 12:12 PM||1000 km||621 miles||540 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Thu 11:27 AM||1300 km||808 miles||702 nm|| SSW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:42 PM||1305 km||811 miles||705 nm|| ENE|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:12 PM||1613 km||1002 miles||871 nm|| SSE|
|Dili||Thu 11:42 AM||1648 km||1024 miles||890 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:42 PM||1891 km||1175 miles||1021 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Thu 12:42 PM||2050 km||1274 miles||1107 nm|| ESE|
|Melbourne *||Thu 1:42 PM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm|| SSE|
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