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 15:44:00 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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||169° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.85 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 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' 09.8"||0.19 mi||south||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 27.3"||990.56 mi||west||0° 09' 53.3"||11.33 mi||south||990.88 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 16.4"||750.82 mi||east||4° 10' 39.4"||287.11 mi||south||807.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Tue 3:44 AM||1304 km||810 miles||704 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:44 AM||1663 km||1034 miles||898 nm|| ESE|
|Honolulu||Tue 5:44 AM||1800 km||1119 miles||972 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Wed 3:44 AM||2097 km||1303 miles||1132 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Wed 3:44 AM||2111 km||1312 miles||1140 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:44 AM||2148 km||1335 miles||1160 nm|| S|
|Midway||Tue 4:44 AM||2158 km||1341 miles||1165 nm|| NNW|
|Funafuti||Wed 3:44 AM||2374 km||1475 miles||1282 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Wed 5:44 AM||2645 km||1644 miles||1428 nm|| S|
|Wake Island||Wed 3:44 AM||2715 km||1687 miles||1466 nm|| WNW|
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