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 15:44:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 50' ||North|
|Longitude: ||158° 57' ||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"||1000.56 mi||west||0° 10' 59.0"||12.58 mi||south||1000.80 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 31.6"||766.78 mi||east||4° 32' 34.5"||312.17 mi||south||830.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:44 AM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:44 AM||1716 km||1066 miles||927 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Wed 3:44 AM||2045 km||1271 miles||1104 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:44 AM||2164 km||1345 miles||1169 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Thu 5:44 AM||2596 km||1613 miles||1402 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Wed 5:44 AM||2783 km||1729 miles||1503 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:44 AM||2897 km||1800 miles||1564 nm|| WSW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:44 AM||2996 km||1862 miles||1618 nm|| S|
|Alofi||Wed 4:44 AM||3004 km||1867 miles||1622 nm|| SSW|
|Midway||Wed 4:44 AM||3149 km||1957 miles||1700 nm|| NW|
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