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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:18:00 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: 51%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||126° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.21 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 31.8"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.8"||1004.82 mi||west||0° 11' 39.5"||13.35 mi||south||1004.95 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 07.4"||790.75 mi||east||4° 43' 51.2"||325.08 mi||south||854.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 6:18 AM||2967 km||1843 miles||1602 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Thu 4:18 AM||3257 km||2024 miles||1758 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:18 AM||3378 km||2099 miles||1824 nm|| W|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:18 AM||3485 km||2165 miles||1882 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City||Thu 8:18 AM||3619 km||2249 miles||1954 nm|| NE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:18 AM||3693 km||2295 miles||1994 nm|| SSE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:18 AM||3708 km||2304 miles||2002 nm|| NNE|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:18 AM||3856 km||2396 miles||2082 nm|| NNE|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:18 AM||3998 km||2484 miles||2159 nm|| NW|
|Las Vegas||Thu 6:18 AM||4016 km||2495 miles||2168 nm|| NNE|
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