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 14:32:00 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: 51%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 32' ||North|
|Longitude: ||130° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 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' 51.5"||1004.83 mi||west||0° 11' 39.8"||13.36 mi||south||1004.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 21.7"||791.05 mi||east||4° 43' 55.0"||325.15 mi||south||855.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 6:32 AM||2943 km||1829 miles||1589 nm|| S|
|Papeete||Thu 4:32 AM||2980 km||1852 miles||1609 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:32 AM||3001 km||1864 miles||1620 nm|| W|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:32 AM||3677 km||2285 miles||1986 nm|| NNE|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:32 AM||3699 km||2298 miles||1997 nm|| NW|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:32 AM||3815 km||2370 miles||2060 nm|| NNE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:32 AM||3887 km||2416 miles||2099 nm|| SE|
|Mexico City||Thu 8:32 AM||3937 km||2446 miles||2126 nm|| ENE|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:32 AM||4016 km||2495 miles||2169 nm|| NNE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 4:32 AM||4073 km||2531 miles||2199 nm|| SW|
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