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 15:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||156° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 22.0"||1000.51 mi||west||0° 10' 58.7"||12.57 mi||south||1000.75 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 26.3"||766.63 mi||east||4° 32' 27.4"||312.04 mi||south||829.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:34 AM||452 km||281 miles||244 nm|| SSW|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:34 AM||1715 km||1065 miles||926 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Wed 3:34 AM||2304 km||1432 miles||1244 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:34 AM||2346 km||1457 miles||1266 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Wed 5:34 AM||2699 km||1677 miles||1457 nm|| SSE|
|Apia *||Thu 5:34 AM||2754 km||1711 miles||1487 nm|| SW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:34 AM||3019 km||1876 miles||1630 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 4:34 AM||3123 km||1941 miles||1686 nm|| SSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:34 AM||3127 km||1943 miles||1689 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Wed 4:34 AM||3310 km||2057 miles||1787 nm|| NW|
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