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 14:34:00 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: 51%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 31' ||North|
|Longitude: ||130° 51' ||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' 51.3"||1004.83 mi||west||0° 11' 39.9"||13.36 mi||south||1004.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 23.8"||791.09 mi||east||4° 43' 55.6"||325.16 mi||south||855.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Thu 4:34 AM||2942 km||1828 miles||1589 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 6:34 AM||2943 km||1829 miles||1589 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:34 AM||2947 km||1831 miles||1591 nm|| W|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:34 AM||3657 km||2272 miles||1975 nm|| NW|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:34 AM||3707 km||2303 miles||2002 nm|| NNE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:34 AM||3832 km||2381 miles||2069 nm|| NNE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:34 AM||3917 km||2434 miles||2115 nm|| SE|
|Mexico City||Thu 8:34 AM||3983 km||2475 miles||2150 nm|| ENE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 4:34 AM||4031 km||2505 miles||2177 nm|| SW|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:34 AM||4041 km||2511 miles||2182 nm|| NNE|
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