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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:54:00 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: 71%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 19' ||North|
|Longitude: ||143° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.44 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 32.4"||16.50 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 26.9"||989.63 mi||west||0° 09' 47.5"||11.22 mi||south||989.94 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 08.9"||749.97 mi||east||4° 08' 36.7"||284.77 mi||south||806.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 3:54 AM||1810 km||1125 miles||978 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Tue 3:54 AM||1974 km||1227 miles||1066 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Tue 3:54 AM||3156 km||1961 miles||1704 nm|| SSW|
|Los Angeles||Tue 5:54 AM||3664 km||2277 miles||1978 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco||Tue 5:54 AM||3689 km||2292 miles||1992 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Wed 2:54 AM||3782 km||2350 miles||2042 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Tue 1:54 AM||3838 km||2385 miles||2072 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 3:54 AM||3927 km||2440 miles||2120 nm|| SSW|
|Hermosillo||Tue 6:54 AM||3954 km||2457 miles||2135 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas||Tue 5:54 AM||4029 km||2503 miles||2175 nm|| NE|
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