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 15:54:00 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 15:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||172° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.89 meters/second, 1594.4 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' 27.5"||990.65 mi||west||0° 09' 53.8"||11.34 mi||south||990.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 17.2"||750.90 mi||east||4° 10' 50.5"||287.32 mi||south||807.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Tue 3:54 AM||1174 km||729 miles||634 nm|| SSW|
|Majuro||Wed 3:54 AM||1833 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| W|
|Tarawa||Wed 3:54 AM||1874 km||1164 miles||1012 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Wed 5:54 AM||1893 km||1176 miles||1022 nm|| ESE|
|Honolulu||Tue 5:54 AM||1997 km||1241 miles||1078 nm|| NE|
|Midway||Tue 4:54 AM||2083 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Wed 4:54 AM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm|| S|
|Funafuti||Wed 3:54 AM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Wed 3:54 AM||2478 km||1540 miles||1338 nm|| WNW|
|Yaren||Wed 3:54 AM||2571 km||1597 miles||1388 nm|| WSW|
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