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 16:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||175° 00' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.09 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.2 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"||991.08 mi||west||0° 09' 56.5"||11.39 mi||south||991.40 mi|
|24 hours||348° 58' 37.8"||751.31 mi||west||4° 11' 47.4"||288.41 mi||south||808.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Wed 4:46 AM||514 km||320 miles||278 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Wed 4:46 AM||958 km||595 miles||517 nm|| SSW|
|Wake Island||Wed 4:46 AM||1378 km||856 miles||744 nm|| NW|
|Baker Island||Tue 4:46 AM||1424 km||885 miles||769 nm|| SE|
|Yaren||Wed 4:46 AM||1456 km||905 miles||786 nm|| SW|
|Palikir||Wed 3:46 AM||1882 km||1170 miles||1016 nm|| W|
|Funafuti||Wed 4:46 AM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| SSE|
|Midway||Tue 5:46 AM||2184 km||1357 miles||1179 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Wed 5:46 AM||2615 km||1625 miles||1412 nm|| SE|
|Honiara||Wed 3:46 AM||2707 km||1682 miles||1461 nm|| SW|
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