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 15:04:00 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: 70%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||160° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.70 meters/second, 1593.7 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.5 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"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||south||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 27.2"||990.22 mi||west||0° 09' 51.1"||11.29 mi||south||990.54 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 13.1"||750.50 mi||east||4° 09' 55.2"||286.27 mi||south||807.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:04 AM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Tue 5:04 AM||1265 km||786 miles||683 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Tue 3:04 AM||2104 km||1307 miles||1136 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:04 AM||2474 km||1537 miles||1336 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Tue 4:04 AM||2684 km||1668 miles||1449 nm|| NW|
|Apia *||Wed 5:04 AM||2938 km||1826 miles||1586 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 3:04 AM||3068 km||1907 miles||1657 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Wed 3:04 AM||3110 km||1932 miles||1679 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Wed 3:04 AM||3156 km||1961 miles||1704 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Tue 5:04 AM||3278 km||2037 miles||1770 nm|| SSE|
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