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 21:42:00 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||138° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.30 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 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' 02.9"||0.05 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.7"||931.01 mi||west||0° 02' 57.0"||3.38 mi||north||931.16 mi|
|24 hours||14° 55' 25.2"||967.07 mi||east||1° 51' 20.2"||127.65 mi||north||981.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Thu 12:42 PM||490 km||305 miles||265 nm|| SE|
|Adamstown||Thu 1:42 PM||1022 km||635 miles||552 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Thu 11:42 AM||1184 km||736 miles||639 nm|| WNW|
|Rarotonga||Thu 11:42 AM||2187 km||1359 miles||1181 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 4:42 PM||3078 km||1913 miles||1662 nm|| ESE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:42 AM||3198 km||1987 miles||1727 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 10:42 AM||3264 km||2028 miles||1763 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 11:42 AM||3582 km||2226 miles||1934 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 10:42 AM||3695 km||2296 miles||1995 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 10:42 AM||3786 km||2352 miles||2044 nm|| W|
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