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 03:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||131° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.38 meters/second, 1502.6 km/hour, 933.7 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' 22.3"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 19.7"||933.44 mi||west||0° 03' 53.7"||4.47 mi||north||933.65 mi|
|24 hours||14° 44' 57.9"||957.93 mi||east||2° 12' 06.3"||151.45 mi||north||976.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alice Springs||Fri 1:26 PM||454 km||282 miles||245 nm|| SSE|
|Darwin||Fri 1:26 PM||855 km||531 miles||462 nm|| N|
|Eucla||Fri 12:41 PM||1307 km||812 miles||706 nm|| SSW|
|Dili||Fri 12:56 PM||1441 km||895 miles||778 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Fri 1:56 PM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm|| E|
|Adelaide *||Fri 2:26 PM||1774 km||1102 miles||958 nm|| SSE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 1:56 PM||2044 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| ENE|
|Perth||Fri 11:56 AM||2049 km||1273 miles||1106 nm|| SW|
|Makassar||Fri 11:56 AM||2126 km||1321 miles||1148 nm|| NW|
|Manokwari||Fri 12:56 PM||2149 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| N|
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