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 02:52:00 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 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 43' ||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' 03.2"||0.06 mi||south||927.86 mi|
|24 hours||15° 16' 56.1"||987.46 mi||east||0° 42' 55.2"||49.21 mi||north||991.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:22 PM||378 km||235 miles||204 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Thu 12:22 PM||942 km||585 miles||508 nm|| N|
|Eucla||Thu 11:37 AM||1224 km||760 miles||661 nm|| SSW|
|Dili||Thu 11:52 AM||1520 km||944 miles||821 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:52 PM||1545 km||960 miles||834 nm|| ENE|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:22 PM||1692 km||1051 miles||914 nm|| SSE|
|Perth||Thu 10:52 AM||1995 km||1240 miles||1077 nm|| SW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:52 PM||2088 km||1298 miles||1128 nm|| NE|
|Makassar||Thu 10:52 AM||2196 km||1364 miles||1186 nm|| NW|
|Denpasar||Thu 10:52 AM||2231 km||1386 miles||1204 nm|| NW|
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