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 16:32:00 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 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||170° 35' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 21.2"||1000.81 mi||west||0° 11' 00.9"||12.62 mi||south||1001.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 57.9"||767.48 mi||east||4° 33' 08.4"||312.82 mi||south||830.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Wed 4:32 AM||894 km||556 miles||483 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 6:32 AM||1531 km||951 miles||827 nm|| ESE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 5:32 AM||1667 km||1036 miles||900 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Thu 4:32 AM||1884 km||1171 miles||1017 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 4:32 AM||1937 km||1204 miles||1046 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Thu 4:32 AM||2022 km||1256 miles||1092 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 6:32 AM||2163 km||1344 miles||1168 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Wed 6:32 AM||2207 km||1371 miles||1192 nm|| NE|
|Midway||Wed 5:32 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1400 nm|| NNW|
|Yaren||Thu 4:32 AM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm|| WSW|
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