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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 50' ||North|
|Longitude: ||159° 26' ||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"||1000.57 mi||west||0° 10' 59.0"||12.58 mi||south||1000.81 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 32.8"||766.81 mi||east||4° 32' 36.1"||312.20 mi||south||830.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Thu 5:46 AM||497 km||309 miles||268 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Wed 5:46 AM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| N|
|Baker Island||Wed 3:46 AM||1994 km||1239 miles||1077 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 4:46 AM||2131 km||1324 miles||1150 nm|| SW|
|Apia *||Thu 5:46 AM||2567 km||1595 miles||1386 nm|| SSW|
|Papeete||Wed 5:46 AM||2803 km||1742 miles||1513 nm|| SSE|
|Funafuti||Thu 3:46 AM||2852 km||1772 miles||1540 nm|| SW|
|Alofi||Wed 4:46 AM||2983 km||1853 miles||1611 nm|| SSW|
|Rarotonga||Wed 5:46 AM||2994 km||1860 miles||1617 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Thu 3:46 AM||3100 km||1927 miles||1674 nm|| W|
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