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 14:42:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 30' ||North|
|Longitude: ||132° 47' ||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' 31.9"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.0"||1004.84 mi||west||0° 11' 39.10"||13.36 mi||south||1004.97 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 32.1"||791.26 mi||east||4° 43' 57.7"||325.20 mi||south||855.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kiritimati||Fri 4:42 AM||2731 km||1697 miles||1475 nm|| W|
|Papeete||Thu 4:42 AM||2796 km||1737 miles||1510 nm|| SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 6:42 AM||2953 km||1835 miles||1595 nm|| S|
|Honolulu||Thu 4:42 AM||3493 km||2170 miles||1886 nm|| NW|
|Hermosillo||Thu 7:42 AM||3830 km||2380 miles||2068 nm|| NE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 4:42 AM||3867 km||2403 miles||2088 nm|| SW|
|Los Angeles||Thu 6:42 AM||3909 km||2429 miles||2110 nm|| NNE|
|Easter Island *||Thu 9:42 AM||4041 km||2511 miles||2182 nm|| SE|
|Phoenix||Thu 7:42 AM||4145 km||2576 miles||2238 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco||Thu 6:42 AM||4154 km||2581 miles||2243 nm|| NNE|
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