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 14:24:00 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: 61%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 05' ||North|
|Longitude: ||139° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.12 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 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' 22.9"||1000.14 mi||west||0° 10' 56.0"||12.52 mi||south||1000.38 mi|
|24 hours||11° 07' 49.8"||765.64 mi||east||4° 31' 36.6"||311.07 mi||south||828.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:24 AM||2027 km||1260 miles||1095 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 4:24 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1400 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Wed 4:24 AM||2834 km||1761 miles||1530 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Wed 6:24 AM||3595 km||2234 miles||1941 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:24 AM||3742 km||2325 miles||2021 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 6:24 AM||3796 km||2359 miles||2050 nm|| NNE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:24 AM||3907 km||2428 miles||2109 nm|| WSW|
|San Francisco||Wed 6:24 AM||3914 km||2432 miles||2114 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Wed 7:24 AM||3938 km||2447 miles||2126 nm|| NE|
|Phoenix||Wed 7:24 AM||4152 km||2580 miles||2242 nm|| NE|
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