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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||155° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.64 meters/second, 1593.5 km/hour, 990.1 miles/hour or 860.4 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' 27.1"||990.07 mi||west||0° 09' 50.2"||11.27 mi||south||990.39 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 11.9"||750.37 mi||east||4° 09' 35.0"||285.88 mi||south||806.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 4:46 AM||932 km||579 miles||503 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Tue 4:46 AM||1250 km||777 miles||675 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Tue 2:46 AM||2530 km||1572 miles||1366 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 3:46 AM||2748 km||1707 miles||1484 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Tue 3:46 AM||3003 km||1866 miles||1621 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Tue 4:46 AM||3143 km||1953 miles||1697 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Wed 4:46 AM||3181 km||1976 miles||1717 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 2:46 AM||3445 km||2141 miles||1860 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Tue 4:46 AM||3500 km||2175 miles||1890 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Wed 2:46 AM||3573 km||2220 miles||1929 nm|| WSW|
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