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 03:46:00 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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||134° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.35 meters/second, 1502.4 km/hour, 933.6 miles/hour or 811.3 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' 22.2"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 19.0"||933.37 mi||west||0° 03' 52.3"||4.44 mi||north||933.57 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 15.9"||958.19 mi||east||2° 11' 33.9"||150.83 mi||north||976.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Fri 1:16 PM||393 km||244 miles||212 nm|| S|
|Darwin||Fri 1:16 PM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Fri 1:46 PM||1286 km||799 miles||694 nm|| ENE|
|Eucla||Fri 12:31 PM||1377 km||856 miles||744 nm|| SSW|
|Dili||Fri 12:46 PM||1576 km||979 miles||851 nm|| NW|
|Adelaide *||Fri 2:16 PM||1697 km||1054 miles||916 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 1:46 PM||1841 km||1144 miles||994 nm|| NE|
|Jayapura||Fri 12:46 PM||2078 km||1291 miles||1122 nm|| NNE|
|Brisbane||Fri 1:46 PM||2091 km||1299 miles||1129 nm|| ESE|
|Manokwari||Fri 12:46 PM||2134 km||1326 miles||1152 nm|| N|
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