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 15:14:00 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 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 06' ||North|
|Longitude: ||162° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.74 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 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"||990.31 mi||west||0° 09' 51.8"||11.30 mi||south||990.63 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 13.9"||750.58 mi||east||4° 10' 06.2"||286.48 mi||south||807.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:14 AM||1087 km||675 miles||587 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Tue 5:14 AM||1345 km||836 miles||726 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Tue 3:14 AM||1878 km||1167 miles||1014 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:14 AM||2351 km||1461 miles||1269 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Tue 4:14 AM||2525 km||1569 miles||1363 nm|| NW|
|Apia *||Wed 5:14 AM||2830 km||1758 miles||1528 nm|| SSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 3:14 AM||2855 km||1774 miles||1542 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Wed 3:14 AM||2873 km||1785 miles||1551 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Wed 3:14 AM||2890 km||1796 miles||1561 nm|| W|
|Alofi||Tue 4:14 AM||3320 km||2063 miles||1793 nm|| SSW|
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