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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 01:24:00 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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 18' ||South|
|Longitude: ||168° 05' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.90 meters/second, 1500.9 km/hour, 932.6 miles/hour or 810.4 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' 22.1"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 03.3"||0.07 mi||north||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 11.4"||932.38 mi||west||0° 03' 31.0"||4.03 mi||north||932.56 mi|
|24 hours||345° 10' 36.9"||961.77 mi||west||2° 03' 48.0"||141.93 mi||north||978.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Fri 12:24 PM||276 km||171 miles||149 nm|| SW|
|Port Vila||Fri 12:24 PM||285 km||177 miles||154 nm|| N|
|Kingston||Fri 12:54 PM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm|| S|
|Nadi *||Fri 2:24 PM||1021 km||634 miles||551 nm|| ENE|
|Suva *||Fri 2:24 PM||1114 km||692 miles||601 nm|| E|
|Honiara||Fri 12:24 PM||1486 km||923 miles||802 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Fri 11:24 AM||1725 km||1072 miles||931 nm|| WSW|
|Nukualofa||Fri 2:24 PM||1743 km||1083 miles||941 nm|| E|
|Funafuti||Fri 1:24 PM||1771 km||1100 miles||956 nm|| NE|
|Auckland *||Fri 2:24 PM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm|| SSE|
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