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 14:32:00 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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 04' ||North|
|Longitude: ||141° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 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' 32.3"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 22.7"||1000.18 mi||west||0° 10' 56.3"||12.53 mi||south||1000.42 mi|
|24 hours||11° 07' 54.0"||765.75 mi||east||4° 31' 42.4"||311.18 mi||south||828.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:32 AM||1818 km||1130 miles||982 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 4:32 AM||2441 km||1516 miles||1318 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Wed 4:32 AM||2756 km||1712 miles||1488 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:32 AM||3619 km||2249 miles||1954 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Wed 6:32 AM||3658 km||2273 miles||1975 nm|| SSE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:32 AM||3713 km||2307 miles||2005 nm|| WSW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 6:32 AM||3917 km||2434 miles||2115 nm|| NE|
|Baker Island||Wed 2:32 AM||3940 km||2448 miles||2127 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 4:32 AM||4003 km||2487 miles||2162 nm|| WSW|
|San Francisco||Wed 6:32 AM||4007 km||2490 miles||2164 nm|| NNE|
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