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 23:20:00 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: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 25' ||South|
|Longitude: ||162° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.55 meters/second, 1499.6 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 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' 22.0"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 05.1"||931.58 mi||west||0° 03' 12.0"||3.67 mi||north||931.75 mi|
|24 hours||14° 52' 49.0"||964.77 mi||east||1° 56' 53.2"||134.01 mi||north||979.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Thu 1:20 PM||270 km||168 miles||146 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Thu 12:20 PM||820 km||510 miles||443 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 1:20 PM||1249 km||776 miles||675 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 12:20 PM||1353 km||841 miles||731 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 1:20 PM||1370 km||851 miles||740 nm|| ENE|
|Fakaofo||Fri 12:20 PM||1559 km||969 miles||842 nm|| NW|
|Suva *||Fri 12:20 PM||2048 km||1273 miles||1106 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Fri 11:20 AM||2391 km||1486 miles||1291 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:20 PM||2522 km||1567 miles||1362 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Thu 11:20 AM||2758 km||1714 miles||1489 nm|| NW|
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