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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||128° 26' ||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' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.7"||1004.82 mi||west||0° 11' 39.7"||13.35 mi||south||1004.95 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 13.5"||790.88 mi||east||4° 43' 52.9"||325.11 mi||south||855.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 6:24 AM||2951 km||1834 miles||1593 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Thu 4:24 AM||3136 km||1948 miles||1693 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:24 AM||3216 km||1998 miles||1737 nm|| W|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:24 AM||3564 km||2215 miles||1924 nm|| NNE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:24 AM||3750 km||2330 miles||2025 nm|| NNE|
|Mexico City||Thu 8:24 AM||3754 km||2333 miles||2027 nm|| NE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:24 AM||3773 km||2345 miles||2037 nm|| SSE|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:24 AM||3868 km||2404 miles||2089 nm|| NW|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:24 AM||3921 km||2437 miles||2117 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco||Thu 6:24 AM||4056 km||2520 miles||2190 nm|| N|
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