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 15:32:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||156° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.28 meters/second, 1610.2 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"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 22.1"||1000.50 mi||west||0° 10' 58.6"||12.57 mi||south||1000.74 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 25.3"||766.61 mi||east||4° 32' 26.0"||312.01 mi||south||829.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:32 AM||466 km||290 miles||252 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:32 AM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Wed 3:32 AM||2356 km||1464 miles||1272 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:32 AM||2384 km||1481 miles||1287 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Wed 5:32 AM||2685 km||1668 miles||1450 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Thu 5:32 AM||2788 km||1732 miles||1505 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:32 AM||3026 km||1880 miles||1634 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 4:32 AM||3149 km||1957 miles||1700 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:32 AM||3174 km||1972 miles||1714 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Wed 4:32 AM||3344 km||2078 miles||1805 nm|| NW|
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