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 16:24:00 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 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 54' ||North|
|Longitude: ||179° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.00 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 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"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 09.8"||0.19 mi||south||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 27.6"||990.90 mi||west||0° 09' 55.4"||11.37 mi||south||991.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 19.9"||751.14 mi||east||4° 11' 23.4"||287.95 mi||south||808.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Wed 4:24 AM||1051 km||653 miles||567 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Tue 4:24 AM||1131 km||702 miles||610 nm|| SSE|
|Tarawa||Wed 4:24 AM||1241 km||771 miles||670 nm|| SW|
|Wake Island||Wed 4:24 AM||1801 km||1119 miles||973 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Wed 4:24 AM||1882 km||1170 miles||1016 nm|| SW|
|Midway||Tue 5:24 AM||2041 km||1268 miles||1102 nm|| N|
|Funafuti||Wed 4:24 AM||2041 km||1268 miles||1102 nm|| S|
|Fakaofo||Wed 5:24 AM||2327 km||1446 miles||1257 nm|| SSE|
|Palikir||Wed 3:24 AM||2463 km||1531 miles||1330 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Wed 6:24 AM||2626 km||1632 miles||1418 nm|| ESE|
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