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 14:04:00 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 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||145° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 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' 27.0"||989.71 mi||west||0° 09' 48.0"||11.23 mi||south||990.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 09.3"||750.05 mi||east||4° 08' 47.9"||284.99 mi||south||806.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:04 AM||1585 km||985 miles||856 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Tue 4:04 AM||1780 km||1106 miles||961 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Tue 4:04 AM||3106 km||1930 miles||1677 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Wed 3:04 AM||3564 km||2215 miles||1924 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Tue 2:04 AM||3582 km||2226 miles||1934 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 4:04 AM||3810 km||2367 miles||2057 nm|| SSW|
|San Francisco||Tue 6:04 AM||3834 km||2382 miles||2070 nm|| NNE|
|Los Angeles||Tue 6:04 AM||3842 km||2387 miles||2074 nm|| NE|
|Midway||Tue 3:04 AM||3853 km||2394 miles||2080 nm|| NW|
|Apia *||Wed 4:04 AM||3922 km||2437 miles||2118 nm|| SW|
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