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 02:56:00 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 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||130° 46' ||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' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||927.86 mi|
|24 hours||15° 16' 53.4"||987.41 mi||east||0° 43' 10.3"||49.50 mi||north||990.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Thu 12:26 PM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm|| SE|
|Darwin||Thu 12:26 PM||937 km||582 miles||506 nm|| N|
|Eucla||Thu 11:41 AM||1205 km||749 miles||651 nm|| S|
|Dili||Thu 11:56 AM||1478 km||918 miles||798 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Thu 12:56 PM||1641 km||1020 miles||886 nm|| ENE|
|Adelaide *||Thu 1:26 PM||1731 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| SSE|
|Perth||Thu 10:56 AM||1921 km||1193 miles||1037 nm|| SW|
|Makassar||Thu 10:56 AM||2135 km||1326 miles||1153 nm|| NW|
|Denpasar||Thu 10:56 AM||2150 km||1336 miles||1161 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 12:56 PM||2171 km||1349 miles||1172 nm|| ENE|
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