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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||170° 27' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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"||990.58 mi||west||0° 09' 53.5"||11.33 mi||south||990.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 16.5"||750.83 mi||east||4° 10' 41.7"||287.15 mi||south||807.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Tue 3:46 AM||1274 km||792 miles||688 nm|| SSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:46 AM||1708 km||1061 miles||922 nm|| ESE|
|Honolulu||Tue 5:46 AM||1839 km||1142 miles||993 nm|| NE|
|Majuro||Wed 3:46 AM||2044 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Wed 3:46 AM||2063 km||1282 miles||1114 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Tue 4:46 AM||2141 km||1330 miles||1156 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:46 AM||2145 km||1333 miles||1158 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Wed 3:46 AM||2347 km||1458 miles||1267 nm|| SSW|
|Apia *||Wed 5:46 AM||2641 km||1641 miles||1426 nm|| S|
|Wake Island||Wed 3:46 AM||2668 km||1658 miles||1440 nm|| WNW|
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