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 02:46:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 13' ||South|
|Longitude: ||148° 27' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.15 meters/second, 1501.8 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.9 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"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 03.5"||0.07 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 15.7"||932.94 mi||west||0° 03' 43.3"||4.27 mi||north||933.14 mi|
|24 hours||14° 47' 01.7"||959.72 mi||east||2° 08' 18.2"||147.09 mi||north||977.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lindeman Island||Fri 12:46 PM||67 km||42 miles||36 nm|| ESE|
|Mackay||Fri 12:46 PM||128 km||80 miles||69 nm|| SE|
|Townsville||Fri 12:46 PM||205 km||127 miles||111 nm|| WNW|
|Cairns||Fri 12:46 PM||461 km||286 miles||249 nm|| NW|
|Brisbane||Fri 12:46 PM||929 km||577 miles||501 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 12:46 PM||1199 km||745 miles||647 nm|| N|
|Sydney *||Fri 1:46 PM||1536 km||955 miles||830 nm|| S|
|Alice Springs||Fri 12:16 PM||1553 km||965 miles||839 nm|| WSW|
|Canberra *||Fri 1:46 PM||1671 km||1038 miles||902 nm|| S|
|Honiara||Fri 1:46 PM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| NE|
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