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 14:44:00 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: 61%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||144° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 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' 32.4"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 22.7"||1000.24 mi||west||0° 10' 56.8"||12.54 mi||south||1000.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 00.0"||765.92 mi||east||4° 31' 51.2"||311.35 mi||south||828.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 4:44 AM||1507 km||936 miles||814 nm|| WSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 4:44 AM||2228 km||1384 miles||1203 nm|| NW|
|Papeete||Wed 4:44 AM||2666 km||1657 miles||1440 nm|| SSW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 3:44 AM||3428 km||2130 miles||1851 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 4:44 AM||3451 km||2144 miles||1863 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Wed 2:44 AM||3621 km||2250 miles||1955 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 4:44 AM||3737 km||2322 miles||2018 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Wed 6:44 AM||3772 km||2344 miles||2037 nm|| SSE|
|Alofi||Wed 3:44 AM||3939 km||2448 miles||2127 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles||Wed 6:44 AM||4110 km||2554 miles||2219 nm|| NE|
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