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 23:24:00 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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 25' ||South|
|Longitude: ||163° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.56 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' 05.4"||931.61 mi||west||0° 03' 12.7"||3.68 mi||north||931.78 mi|
|24 hours||14° 52' 42.6"||964.68 mi||east||1° 57' 06.6"||134.27 mi||north||979.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Thu 1:24 PM||366 km||227 miles||198 nm|| ESE|
|Alofi||Thu 12:24 PM||722 km||449 miles||390 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Fri 1:24 PM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm|| NW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 12:24 PM||1254 km||779 miles||677 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 1:24 PM||1468 km||912 miles||793 nm|| E|
|Fakaofo||Fri 12:24 PM||1497 km||930 miles||808 nm|| NW|
|Suva *||Fri 12:24 PM||1949 km||1211 miles||1052 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Fri 11:24 AM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm|| WNW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:24 PM||2545 km||1582 miles||1374 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Thu 11:24 AM||2701 km||1678 miles||1458 nm|| NW|
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