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 16:34:00 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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 41' ||North|
|Longitude: ||171° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 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' 32.3"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 21.2"||1000.82 mi||west||0° 11' 00.9"||12.62 mi||south||1001.05 mi|
|24 hours||11° 08' 58.9"||767.50 mi||east||4° 33' 09.8"||312.84 mi||south||830.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Baker Island||Wed 4:34 AM||855 km||531 miles||462 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Thu 6:34 AM||1582 km||983 miles||854 nm|| ESE|
|Fakaofo||Thu 5:34 AM||1665 km||1034 miles||899 nm|| S|
|Tarawa||Thu 4:34 AM||1832 km||1138 miles||989 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Thu 4:34 AM||1905 km||1184 miles||1029 nm|| SW|
|Majuro||Thu 4:34 AM||1969 km||1223 miles||1063 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Thu 6:34 AM||2160 km||1342 miles||1166 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Wed 6:34 AM||2240 km||1392 miles||1210 nm|| NE|
|Yaren||Thu 4:34 AM||2542 km||1580 miles||1373 nm|| WSW|
|Midway||Wed 5:34 AM||2581 km||1604 miles||1393 nm|| NNW|
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