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 16:44:00 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 16:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||175° 29' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.08 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.3 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' 27.7"||991.07 mi||west||0° 09' 56.5"||11.39 mi||south||991.38 mi|
|24 hours||348° 58' 38.1"||751.30 mi||west||4° 11' 45.1"||288.36 mi||south||808.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Wed 4:44 AM||559 km||347 miles||302 nm|| WSW|
|Tarawa||Wed 4:44 AM||973 km||604 miles||525 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Tue 4:44 AM||1390 km||864 miles||751 nm|| SE|
|Wake Island||Wed 4:44 AM||1412 km||877 miles||763 nm|| NW|
|Yaren||Wed 4:44 AM||1490 km||926 miles||805 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Wed 3:44 AM||1935 km||1202 miles||1045 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Wed 4:44 AM||2073 km||1288 miles||1119 nm|| SSE|
|Midway||Tue 5:44 AM||2165 km||1346 miles||1169 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Wed 5:44 AM||2585 km||1606 miles||1396 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Wed 3:44 AM||2740 km||1703 miles||1480 nm|| SW|
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