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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 14:24:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||172° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 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' 31.6"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||south||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 42.9"||961.88 mi||west||0° 06' 36.2"||7.57 mi||south||962.19 mi|
|24 hours||11° 13' 12.2"||742.90 mi||east||2° 59' 19.1"||205.50 mi||south||776.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Sun 3:24 AM||1340 km||832 miles||723 nm|| NNW|
|Honolulu||Sun 4:24 AM||1654 km||1028 miles||893 nm|| ENE|
|Baker Island||Sun 2:24 AM||1885 km||1171 miles||1018 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Mon 2:24 AM||2038 km||1267 miles||1101 nm|| WSW|
|Wake Island||Mon 2:24 AM||2184 km||1357 miles||1179 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Mon 2:24 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 4:24 AM||2376 km||1476 miles||1283 nm|| SE|
|Fakaofo||Mon 3:24 AM||2906 km||1806 miles||1569 nm|| S|
|Yaren||Mon 2:24 AM||2936 km||1825 miles||1585 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Mon 2:24 AM||2939 km||1826 miles||1587 nm|| SSW|
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