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 15:42:00 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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||158° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 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' 21.8"||1000.55 mi||west||0° 10' 59.0"||12.58 mi||south||1000.79 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 30.5"||766.75 mi||east||4° 32' 33.1"||312.14 mi||south||829.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:42 AM||458 km||284 miles||247 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:42 AM||1713 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Wed 3:42 AM||2097 km||1303 miles||1132 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:42 AM||2199 km||1367 miles||1188 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Thu 5:42 AM||2626 km||1632 miles||1418 nm|| SW|
|Papeete||Wed 5:42 AM||2765 km||1718 miles||1493 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:42 AM||2943 km||1829 miles||1589 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:42 AM||2999 km||1863 miles||1619 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 4:42 AM||3027 km||1881 miles||1634 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Wed 4:42 AM||3180 km||1976 miles||1717 nm|| NW|
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