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 02:46:00 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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||133° 10' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.90 meters/second, 1493.6 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' 00.1"||0.00 mi||south||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 33.6"||927.86 mi||west||0° 00' 04.1"||0.08 mi||south||927.86 mi|
|24 hours||15° 17' 00.3"||987.53 mi||east||0° 42' 32.4"||48.78 mi||north||991.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:16 PM||315 km||196 miles||170 nm|| SSE|
|Darwin||Thu 12:16 PM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm|| NNW|
|Eucla||Thu 11:31 AM||1264 km||786 miles||683 nm|| SSW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:46 PM||1400 km||870 miles||756 nm|| ENE|
|Dili||Thu 11:46 AM||1593 km||990 miles||860 nm|| NNW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:16 PM||1641 km||1020 miles||886 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:46 PM||1969 km||1223 miles||1063 nm|| NE|
|Perth||Thu 10:46 AM||2110 km||1311 miles||1139 nm|| SW|
|Brisbane||Thu 12:46 PM||2141 km||1330 miles||1156 nm|| ESE|
|Melbourne *||Thu 1:46 PM||2190 km||1361 miles||1183 nm|| SSE|
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