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 15:24:00 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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 54' ||North|
|Longitude: ||154° 06' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.26 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 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' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 22.2"||1000.46 mi||west||0° 10' 58.3"||12.57 mi||south||1000.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 21.0"||766.49 mi||east||4° 32' 20.2"||311.90 mi||south||829.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:24 AM||572 km||356 miles||309 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:24 AM||1753 km||1089 miles||946 nm|| NNW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:24 AM||2542 km||1580 miles||1373 nm|| SW|
|Baker Island||Wed 3:24 AM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm|| WSW|
|Papeete||Wed 5:24 AM||2639 km||1640 miles||1425 nm|| S|
|Apia *||Thu 5:24 AM||2928 km||1819 miles||1581 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:24 AM||3065 km||1904 miles||1655 nm|| SSW|
|Alofi||Wed 4:24 AM||3259 km||2025 miles||1760 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:24 AM||3363 km||2090 miles||1816 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Wed 4:24 AM||3483 km||2164 miles||1880 nm|| NW|
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