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 21:46:00 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||139° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.31 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"||0.06 mi||north||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 00.8"||931.03 mi||west||0° 02' 57.7"||3.40 mi||north||931.19 mi|
|24 hours||14° 55' 18.8"||966.97 mi||east||1° 51' 33.9"||127.91 mi||north||981.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Thu 12:46 PM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm|| ESE|
|Papeete||Thu 11:46 AM||1087 km||676 miles||587 nm|| WNW|
|Adamstown||Thu 1:46 PM||1109 km||689 miles||599 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 11:46 AM||2088 km||1297 miles||1127 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 11:46 AM||3132 km||1946 miles||1691 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Thu 10:46 AM||3165 km||1966 miles||1709 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 4:46 PM||3173 km||1971 miles||1713 nm|| ESE|
|Apia *||Fri 11:46 AM||3483 km||2164 miles||1881 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Fri 10:46 AM||3599 km||2236 miles||1943 nm|| WNW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 10:46 AM||3687 km||2291 miles||1991 nm|| W|
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