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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:08:00 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: 61%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||135° 41' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 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"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 23.0"||1000.05 mi||west||0° 10' 55.4"||12.51 mi||south||1000.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 07' 41.7"||765.42 mi||east||4° 31' 24.7"||310.84 mi||south||828.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:08 AM||2449 km||1522 miles||1322 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Wed 4:08 AM||2920 km||1815 miles||1577 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Wed 4:08 AM||3030 km||1883 miles||1636 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Wed 6:08 AM||3504 km||2177 miles||1892 nm|| S|
|Los Angeles||Wed 6:08 AM||3575 km||2222 miles||1931 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 7:08 AM||3633 km||2257 miles||1962 nm|| NE|
|San Francisco||Wed 6:08 AM||3752 km||2331 miles||2026 nm|| NNE|
|Phoenix||Wed 7:08 AM||3885 km||2414 miles||2098 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas||Wed 6:08 AM||3928 km||2441 miles||2121 nm|| NNE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:08 AM||4011 km||2492 miles||2166 nm|| SW|
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