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 20:52:00 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 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||126° 47' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.17 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 21.9"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 58.5"||930.73 mi||west||0° 02' 49.3"||3.24 mi||north||930.88 mi|
|24 hours||14° 56' 42.3"||968.21 mi||east||1° 48' 28.5"||124.37 mi||north||981.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 12:52 PM||606 km||377 miles||327 nm|| SSW|
|Gambier Islands||Thu 11:52 AM||892 km||554 miles||481 nm|| WSW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 3:52 PM||1918 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Thu 10:52 AM||2419 km||1503 miles||1306 nm|| W|
|Rarotonga||Thu 10:52 AM||3427 km||2130 miles||1851 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 10:52 AM||4152 km||2580 miles||2242 nm|| WNW|
|Alofi||Thu 9:52 AM||4509 km||2802 miles||2435 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 10:52 AM||4828 km||3000 miles||2607 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 9:52 AM||5019 km||3119 miles||2710 nm|| W|
|Mexico City||Thu 2:52 PM||5350 km||3325 miles||2889 nm|| NE|
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