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 16:34:00 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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||177° 55' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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' 27.5"||990.98 mi||west||0° 09' 56.0"||11.38 mi||south||991.30 mi|
|24 hours||348° 58' 39.0"||751.22 mi||west||4° 11' 34.2"||288.16 mi||south||808.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Wed 4:34 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 4:34 AM||1082 km||673 miles||584 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Tue 4:34 AM||1238 km||769 miles||669 nm|| SSE|
|Wake Island||Wed 4:34 AM||1597 km||993 miles||863 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Wed 4:34 AM||1676 km||1042 miles||905 nm|| SW|
|Funafuti||Wed 4:34 AM||2039 km||1267 miles||1101 nm|| S|
|Midway||Tue 5:34 AM||2089 km||1298 miles||1128 nm|| NNE|
|Palikir||Wed 3:34 AM||2199 km||1366 miles||1187 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Wed 5:34 AM||2445 km||1519 miles||1320 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Wed 6:34 AM||2859 km||1777 miles||1544 nm|| SSE|
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