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 15:24:00 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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 04' ||North|
|Longitude: ||165° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.78 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 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"||990.39 mi||west||0° 09' 52.3"||11.31 mi||south||990.71 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 14.7"||750.66 mi||east||4° 10' 17.3"||286.69 mi||south||807.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:24 AM||1251 km||778 miles||676 nm|| SE|
|Honolulu||Tue 5:24 AM||1467 km||911 miles||792 nm|| NNE|
|Baker Island||Tue 3:24 AM||1666 km||1035 miles||899 nm|| SW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:24 AM||2254 km||1400 miles||1217 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Tue 4:24 AM||2382 km||1480 miles||1286 nm|| NNW|
|Tarawa||Wed 3:24 AM||2603 km||1617 miles||1406 nm|| WSW|
|Majuro||Wed 3:24 AM||2625 km||1631 miles||1418 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Wed 3:24 AM||2690 km||1672 miles||1453 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Wed 5:24 AM||2744 km||1705 miles||1482 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Wed 3:24 AM||3201 km||1989 miles||1729 nm|| WNW|
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