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 14:14:00 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: 70%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||148° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.51 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 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"||989.80 mi||west||0° 09' 48.4"||11.24 mi||south||990.12 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 09.9"||750.12 mi||east||4° 08' 59.1"||285.20 mi||south||806.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:14 AM||1375 km||855 miles||743 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Tue 4:14 AM||1603 km||996 miles||866 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Tue 4:14 AM||3078 km||1913 miles||1662 nm|| S|
|Baker Island||Tue 2:14 AM||3327 km||2067 miles||1796 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 3:14 AM||3353 km||2084 miles||1811 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Tue 3:14 AM||3641 km||2262 miles||1966 nm|| NW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 4:14 AM||3708 km||2304 miles||2002 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Wed 4:14 AM||3728 km||2317 miles||2013 nm|| SW|
|San Francisco||Tue 6:14 AM||3988 km||2478 miles||2153 nm|| NE|
|Alofi||Tue 3:14 AM||4027 km||2502 miles||2174 nm|| SW|
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